Why Suspension is Important
Your vehicle’s suspension system is designed to limit the vibrations and undulations from the road surface in order to provide a smooth, controlled and comfortable driving experience. Suspension helps keep your tyres firmly in contact with the road at all times to assist with road handling and braking. Shock absorbers and suspension components take a lot of punishment while delivering a smooth, even drive. Maintaining a healthy vehicle suspension system and checking its condition regularly is vital if you are to gain the optimum comfort, stability and handling characteristics from your car.
What Are The Signs That My Suspension Needs Attention?
Besides a bumpier ride, sometimes it is not always obvious that a problem in your vehicle suspension system is present. This is generally due to a gradual loss of performance in the main suspension parts. As this tends to occur over time a motorist may not always feel the gradual decrease in suspension performance.
Diagnosing issues yourself can be difficult as there are many different suspension components that can develop faults including the struts, mounts and ball joints. Usually, when these parts become worn or damaged, you can hear a knocking sound when going over speed bumps and uneven surfaces. However, other components such as misaligned tyres could also be the source of the problem so it’s important to get a full inspection.
If you are ever concerned about your suspension then you can call in to any of our Tyre Pros centres and receive a free suspension check from one of our trained technicians. The technician will inspect your vehicle’s suspension system and show you any problems we find, along with a clear quotation for any work, where required.
Shocks and Suspension at Tyre Pros
Tyre Pros stocks a wide variety of high quality shock absorbers and suspension parts and will only fit shocks that are of original equipment standard giving you a cost-effective alternative to taking your car to the dealership for suspension repairs.
To book your car in for a free suspension check, simply contact your nearest Tyre Pros branch