The constant motion of your vehicle causes shocks to wear out in as few as 25,000 to 30,000 miles. Shocks, along with struts, are integral parts of your suspension system, which serves two primary goals: managing road holding and handling, and maximizing you and your passengers’ comfort by minimizing bumps, vibrations and noise.
Not only can worn shocks affect your comfort, but they can make driving dangerous through swaying, hydroplaning and deteriorated performance. Luckily, your vehicle has a way of telling you when the suspension system needs checked so you can get it fixed and drive on the road safely again.
The warning signs that it’s time to bring your car in for shock or strut replacement include:
When you notice these signs, you should bring your vehicle in for shock or strut replacement. At Fred Groves Servicenter, we can restore your vehicle’s suspension system and serve as a one-stop-shop for all of your auto repair and tire service needs.
Call us at (309) 827-5028 or contact us online for your quote today, and get back on the road in no time! We have been serving the Bloomington–Normal community since 1962 with trusted auto repair and tire service. We know that your car is important, so we complete most work the day vehicles are dropped off!
Getting prompt car repair is important as it is a matter of your safety on the road. That is why we provide everything your vehicle could need, including car repair, brake service, muffler repair, tire service, shock replacement and exhaust repair. You can trust us to provide affordable services and to make sure you and your passengers are safe.