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Shock and Strut Inspection

Shocks and Struts

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Shocks and Struts Repair and Replacement in Parma Heights

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Shocks and Struts

The bumps and potholes in the roads in the Cleveland area are just part of the driving experience. Harsh winter weather and steamy hot summer temperatures take a toll on the roads, leaving them in a condition that can lead to a bumpy ride for your vehicle. Having shocks and struts in good working order can make all the difference for your car or truck’s ability to handle uneven or bumpy roads. Here’s how these critical features function on your car:

Shocks and struts protect your car. They can prevent the frame of the car from being bent and damaged if you happen to hit a pothole, a crack in the road, or a speed bump on your travels. The shocks and struts work by adjusting to the changes in elevation using fluids and springs instead of forcing your car’s frame to bend.

Shocks and struts protect you and your family in an emergency. They help you control the car and keep it level while quickly adjusting to changes in direction, making sudden stops, or swerving to avoid a car or pedestrian.

Shocks and struts do require inspections. According to Rad Air of Parma Heights, shocks and struts do need to be inspected during every oil change. While there is no precise time frame for shock and strut replacement, experts generally suggest doing so every 60,000 to 70,000 miles. Mechanics believe that checking these systems as part of a preventative maintenance plan can help keep your car operating optimally.

Repairs for shocks and struts have improved. It used to be that shocks and struts had to be changed entirely if there was a problem. The auto mechanics at Rad Air in Parma Heights use new technology to replace shocks and struts as component parts rather than having to remove the entire assembly, saving you time and money.

Shocks and struts do a lot more than just make your ride comfortable. In fact, the expert auto technicians at Rad Air of Parma Heights believe that they can help you to control your car in dangerous circumstances. If you want to have your car’s shocks and struts checked, bring your car in to be inspected by our friendly and knowledgeable team.

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