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Schocktober: 3 Signs It’s Time for Replacement

October 5th, 2020 by

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

September 10th, 2019 by

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?

May 9th, 2019 by

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

February 20th, 2018 by

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