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Suspension replacement at Autocar


About Suspension

Your suspension helps to keep your tyres firmly in contact with the road to assist braking and road handling.

Shock Absorbers smooth out the minor imperfection in the road surface.

Gradual wear of suspension components make it difficult to spot problems.

Call in to day for a suspension safety check to identify any problems.

Your vehicle's suspension system is effectively a complex series of components designed to work together to limit the vibrations and undulations from the road surface, providing a smooth, controlled and comfortable driving experience. Great brakes and tyres need to be in full contact with the road to work most effectively. In fact, at 30mph, worn shock absorbers can add up to 2 metres to your braking distance!

Your Suspension

The principle suspension components include a coil spring and shock absorber or dampener as it is sometimes referred to. These components work together to dampen down and cushion the vehicle by absorbing the impact from potholes and other minor imperfections in the road. This keeps your vehicle stable and your tyres firmly in contact with the road surface for the maximum amount of time. Maintaining a healthy vehicle suspension system is vital if you are to gain the optimum comfort, stability and handling characteristics from your vehicle.

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 principle suspension parts and because this happens over time a motorist may not always feel the gradual decrease in suspension performance.

We can inspect your vehicles suspension system and show you any problems we find, along with a clear quotation for any work, where required.

To book your vehicle in for a suspension check, call us on 01283 550955.