Shock Absorbers Replacement Auburn AL

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Xxxtreme Performance
(334) 657-0802
1550 Opelika Rd 305
Auburn, AL
 
Jimmys Car Stereo Shop
(334) 821-0744
908 Opelika Road
Auburn, AL
Services
Audio and Video Installation

Barnes' Automotive Service
(334) 887-5248
204 Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
 
Big Blue Towing
(334) 887-5446
P O Box 2926
Auburn, AL
Hours
Mon:12:00 am-11:59 pm
Tue:12:00 am-11:59 pm
Wed:12:00 am-11:59 pm
Thu:12:00 am-11:59 pm
Fri:12:00 am-11:59 pm
Sat:12:00 am-11:59 pm
Sun:12:00 am-11:59 pm

C T Automotive
(334) 887-0800
982 Opelika Road
Auburn, AL
Specialty
Brakes, Electrical Service, Emission Testing, Engine Repair, Exhaust Repair, Front End Repair, General Automotive Repair, Inspection & Diagnostic, Lubrication Service, Machine Shop Service, Maintenance, Wheel Alignment
Hours
Mon:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tue:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wed:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri:8:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Masters Paint & Body
(334) 826-0800
1250b Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
 
Express Towing
(334) 821-3781
1617 Lee Road 12 Lot 82
Auburn, AL
 
Comer's Body Shop
(334) 821-9411
3028 Al Highway 14 W
Auburn, AL
 
Michael Body & Paint Shop
(334) 821-3045
188 Lee Road 18
Auburn, AL
 
Auburn Automotive Specialties
(334) 887-6867
953 Opelika Rd
# B
Auburn, AL
Services
Towing Service,AC and Heating Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Service Stations,Gas Stations

Replacing Shock Absorbers

By DriverSide Staff

Tires may be the only part of a vehicle that physically meets the road, but your shock absorbers are next in line. Working with the suspension springs, they absorb shocks from bumps and cracks in the road, while simultaneously controlling bounce and body roll. 
 
Depending on what vehicle you drive and your driving habits, shocks tend to wear out after about 60-90K miles. A completely blown shock absorber is very easy to diagnose; your car will have to ride only on the suspension springs, which causes excessive bouncing. If you push down on the vehicle while it’s parked, you’ll see more than a single gyration. A slightly worn shock will be less obvious, but you will eventually notice degraded ride quality.
 
Aside from the lack of comfort and control, a worn shock will also cause accelerated tire wear, and in some cases, an increase in stopping distance.
 
Depending on your vehicle, shocks are usually an easy-to-medium level repair in terms of cost and difficulty. The replacement parts tend to be reasonably priced, and there may even be some upgraded components available if you want to improve the driving dynamics. Replacing the shocks will require some dismantling of the suspension system, so expect a few hours of labor to be quoted, though every vehicle is different in this respect.
 

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