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Monthly Archives: December 2020

How Do I Know If My Shocks and Struts Are Going Bad?

How Do I Know If My Shocks and Struts Are Going Bad?

Struts and Shocks in a car are essential elements that maintain a comfortable and smooth ride on the road. Unfortunately, realizing when to replace the shocks and struts might be challenging because they are among the components that go bad slowly. These parts are not easy to observe, and observation might require disassembling, which is not cost-effective or even convenient to any driver. The car has unique ways of communication trouble to the driver. A good car owner pays attention to the car and listens to its needs to detect possible problems with any comment. Struts and shocks also communicate trouble to the driver. These are some of the symptoms of faulty shocks and struts: Decreased Stability and Control When shocks and struts are worn out, it becomes challenging to maintain control of the vehicle. It might slide to one side when turning. Driving in bumpy or harsh roads, the ride becomes very uncomfortable and intense. Increased Stopping Distance Paying attention to the sto ... read more