Shock Absorbers Replacement Tuscaloosa AL

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T Town Motorsports LLC
(205) 758-0004
526 14th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL
Services
Motorcycle Repair

Bama Radiator & Auto Repair
(205) 759-4945
1600 25th Ave
Tuscaloosa, 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:7:00 am-5:00 pm
Tue:7:00 am-5:00 pm
Wed:7:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu:7:00 am-5:00 pm
Fri:7:00 am-5:00 pm
Sat:(Closed)
Sun:(Closed)
Payment
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Express Oil Change
(205) 345-2280
604 15th Street East
Tuscaloosa, AL
Services
Engine Repair

Jimmy & Joe Camp
(205) 752-3170
2930 Culver Rd
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Goodyear Tire Center
(205) 752-2524
2519 12th St
Tuscaloosa, AL
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Norris A C Radiator and Service Center
(205) 759-8200
919 31st Street
Tuscaloosa, AL
Services
Radiator Repair

B & V Wrecker Service Inc
(205) 345-5511
5010 ML King Jr Blvd
Tuscaloosa, 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
Payment
Cash

Kincaid Tv Stereo
(205) 752-5511
620 15th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL
Services
Audio and Video Installation

Auto Bargain Center
(205) 752-0614
P O Box 2674
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
A 1 Auto Detail
(205) 345-1553
3014 15th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL
Services
Interior Cleaning,Interior Repair

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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