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Shock and Strut Replacement: How much wear and tear can they take?

Shocks and struts are what make your ride smooth and comfy, even as your travel over rough terrain and bumpy roads (or a hallmark New England pothole!). Shock absorbers are mechanical or hydraulic devices that keep your the car from bouncing as you drive. Struts, on the other hand, are a structural part of the […]

What are the symptoms of a bad or damaged shock absorber?

Wondering if it’s time to replace your shock absorbers? Or, need to know what the symptoms of a failing shock absorber are? Before we dive in to answering those questions, you need to know how a shock absorber is designed. Shock absorbers keep your tires on the ground on bumpy roads so you can maintain […]

Warning Signs of a Worn Shock and Strut

Like all parts of your vehicle, the suspension will wear out over time. Shocks and struts tend to be most susceptible to wear, especially here in New England where the winter potholes can really put your suspension to the test. Here are a few signs any symptoms to watch for, so you can get ahead […]

Shock & Strut Replacement: What you need to know

The Basics Shock absorbers are mechanical or hydraulic devices that keep your the car from bouncing as you drive over rough or bumpy roads. Struts, on the other hand, are a structural part of the suspension system that provide a mount the coil spring (which maintains the height of the vehicle). Shock absorbers usually give […]