Steering and Suspension

steering and suspensionHandling and drivability. These are big worlds in terms of your vehicle. After all, when you get behind the wheel of a vehicle, you expect to be in control. When it comes to handling and drivability, your steering and suspension systems play a major role. The problem is that most drivers don’t think about these systems until they are compromised. But don’t worry, the experts at Holden’s Auto Service understand the importance of the steering and suspension systems and are here to help you keep them maintained and repaired so you can have optimal control when you are driving. 

Steering and Suspension System

Stability is an important thing in all aspects of your life, especially in your vehicle. The steering and suspensions systems are crucial to your vehicle’s overall stability and while it can vary from vehicle to vehicle most suspension systems include:

  • Springs
  • Shocks and struts
  • Pitman arm
  • Idler arm
  • Ball joints
  • Tie rod joints
  • Control arms
  • Steering gear box

All of these components play an important part and work together to keep your steering and suspension systems performing, If any of these components are loose or damaged it could compromise the entire system.

Steering and Suspension System Maintenance

All of the systems in your vehicle need to be maintained in order to continue performing properly and the steering and suspension systems aren’t any different. To keep your systems in the best possible shape remember to:

  • Take five minutes each month to inspect your tires for pressure and abnormal tread wear
  • Have your tires rotated and balanced on a regular basis
  • Have your wheels aligned by an alignment expert
  • Pay attention to how your vehicle drives and handles
  • Ask your mechanic to inspect your steering and suspension system for leaks, damage, and signs of accelerated wear and tear

Steering and Suspension System Repair

When your steering or suspension systems are in trouble, it is always best to catch and repair the issue sooner rather than later. Some of the signs that you need to schedule an appointment for steering or suspension repair include:

  • Uneven or accelerated tire wear
  • Pulling to the left or right
  • A bumpier ride than normal
  • A vibrating or shaking steering wheel
  • A rolling sensation when turning corners or changing lanes
  • Trouble or resistance when steering
  • Clinking noises coming from the front tires

If you are experiencing any of these issues, it is time to contact Holden’s Auto Service to schedule an appointment for steering and suspension repair. Our team of experts is dedicated to your satisfaction and will get you back in control of your vehicle.

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