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The Cost of Replacing An Engine Mount

Engine mounts secure the engine of a vehicle to its chassis, keeping the engine stabilized and aligned with the frame of the vehicle. They’re usually made of metal and rubber– the metal is used to be able to withstand the force and torque generated by the engine, while rubber helps to dampen the vibrations. As […]

Bushings: What causes them to crack?

Most car owners probably don’t even know what bushings are. They may sound obscure but these components are essential to your vehicle’s suspension. Bushings provide insulation between car components to significantly reduces vibration and create a more pleasant ride. Rubber bushings are the most commonly used for cars as their design helps manufacturers meet industry […]

What Causes Control Arm Wear?

Control arms and bushings are critical components of your suspension system. Working together, they allow your tires to move up and down in a smooth, controlled motion. Without them, most rides would be extremely rough and uncomfortable. Control Arms Control arms connect the wheel hubs and steering knuckles to the frame of the vehicle. They […]

Bushings 101: What you need to know

Most car owners probably don’t even know what bushings are. They may sound silly to you, but these components are essential for vehicle suspension. Bushings provide a boundary between car components to insulation vibration. They reduce the energy being transmitted from one moving component to another which, in turn, significantly reduces vibration and keeps the […]