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Schocktober: 3 Signs It’s Time for Replacement

Happy Shock-tober! It’s hard to know if a part needs replacing when you can’t see it. Here are three tell-tale signs it’s time for new shocks or struts: 1) Stopping distance increases Most drivers notice the wear on their shocks and struts when quick-stopping distances increase. Shocks and struts are designed to control the tires and […]

What To Do About Leaking Shocks and Struts

Shocks and struts are crucial to a smooth ride but, like all parts of your vehicle, the suspension will wear out over time. Shocks and Struts: The Basics In case you missed our articles on a shock and strut replacement, let’s review the basics. Shock absorbers are mechanical or hydraulic devices that keep your the […]

Is it time to replace your shocks and struts?

On many vehicles, the shocks and struts are susceptible to wear over time, especially here in New England where the winter potholes can really put your suspension to the test. The timeline for shock and strut maintenance will vary depending on what you drive and what your everyday driving conditions are like. Drivers should always […]

Leaking Shocks and Struts

Leaking shocks and struts are a recipe for disaster. Shocks and struts help to make your ride smooth and minimize the impact of bumps in the road. But, like all parts of your vehicle, the suspension will wear out over time and need to be serviced.  What’s the difference between shocks and struts? Shock absorbers […]