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It’s a fact of vehicle ownership that as the miles add up, even with regular maintenance, the various parts and operating systems of your car will wear out. Of course, this includes the suspension system—the car struts or shocks, which could also include the car axles! It can be difficult to know exactly how worn the shocks and struts have become until you start to notice problems while driving down the road.

Are you wondering what happens when car struts go bad? If you’re experiencing any one or more of the problems listed below, it could be time to replace your car shocks or struts:

  • The steering wheel feels loose or wobbly.
  • Car sways from side to side while changing lanes or going around corners.
  • Car keeps bouncing around longer than usual after hitting a bump.
  • Tire tread wears unevenly and faster than usual.
  • The brakes aren’t functioning properly, taking longer and further to come to a stop.
  • Your car “nose dives” when braking.
  • Hydraulic fluid is leaking from the struts or shocks.
  • The car axles are becoming weak because of too much pressure.

Along with normal wear and tear, there are two situations that can cause your car shocks or struts to wear out faster than usual:

  1. Poor road conditions. Driving over speed bumps too fast, driving consistently on bad roads filled with potholes, rocks, or other obstacles.
  2. Aggressive driving habits. Braking hard and quick and fast accelerating.

Have your car shocks and struts inspected frequently, such as at each oil change. Although it may seem expensive to replace your shocks, don’t put it off! A bad suspension system compromises the safety of your vehicle, affecting braking performance, steering control, and damage to the car axles or wheels.

Want to know more about what happens when car struts go bad? Contact our ASE Certified Technicians at Gary’s Quality Automotive for more information about the suspension system, including car axles, and to schedule an appointment. Our auto shop proudly serves vehicle owners in Grand Island, NE, Wood River, NE, and Doniphan, NE.

Wondering what happens when car struts go bad? Schedule an inspection of your car’s suspension system and car axles at Gary’s Quality Automotive.

It’s a fact of vehicle ownership that as the miles add up, even with regular maintenance, the various parts and operating systems of your car will wear out. Of course, this includes the suspension system—the car struts or shocks, which could also include the car axles! It can be difficult to know exactly how worn the shocks and struts have become until you start to notice problems while driving down the road.

Are you wondering what happens when car struts go bad? If you’re experiencing any one or more of the problems listed below, it could be time to replace your car shocks or struts:

  • The steering wheel feels loose or wobbly.
  • Car sways from side to side while changing lanes or going around corners.
  • Car keeps bouncing around longer than usual after hitting a bump.
  • Tire tread wears unevenly and faster than usual.
  • The brakes aren’t functioning properly, taking longer and further to come to a stop.
  • Your car “nose dives” when braking.
  • Hydraulic fluid is leaking from the struts or shocks.
  • The car axles are becoming weak because of too much pressure.

Along with normal wear and tear, there are two situations that can cause your car shocks or struts to wear out faster than usual:

  1. Poor road conditions. Driving over speed bumps too fast, driving consistently on bad roads filled with potholes, rocks, or other obstacles.
  2. Aggressive driving habits. Braking hard and quick and fast accelerating.

Have your car shocks and struts inspected frequently, such as at each oil change. Although it may seem expensive to replace your shocks, don’t put it off! A bad suspension system compromises the safety of your vehicle, affecting braking performance, steering control, and damage to the car axles or wheels.

Want to know more about what happens when car struts go bad? Contact our ASE Certified Technicians at Gary’s Quality Automotive for more information about the suspension system, including car axles, and to schedule an appointment. Our auto shop proudly serves vehicle owners in Grand Island, NE, Wood River, NE, and Doniphan, NE.

Gary Starkey
Gary's Quality AutomotiveAuto Repair Shop in Grand Island, NE

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