Suspension Systems Articles

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How Often Should I Check My Tire Pressure?
Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Tuesday May 25, 2021

When it comes to safe driving, tire pressure matters. According to AAA, low tire pressure can reduce your braking distances and make your car less responsive. This can be especially dangerous if you find that you must make an emergency stop or perform a sudden maneuver.  Most people know that a car’s tire pressure light…

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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Mechanic to Fix Your Car
Battery Service, Brakes, Classic Car Repair, Cooling System, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Mufflers & Exhaust Systems, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday February 25, 2021

Choosing a mechanic: it’s a big decision, and it can be difficult to make. After all, there are dozens of auto shop options out there, and establishing a relationship with a new mechanic is a big deal.  Fortunately, our team has a few tips to make the process easier. Let’s dive in. 5 Questions to…

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How to Know if You Need New Brakes
Brakes, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday November 19, 2020

Your car has lots of components, but most people agree that the brakes are one of the most important. While your car’s stopping system knows how to work hard, it does eventually wear out. To keep your vehicle safe, it’s critical to recognize the signs that your rotors and pads are nearing the end of…

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Why You Should Avoid Potholes in the Road
Brakes, Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Monday August 10, 2020

Each year, potholes seem to pop up out of nowhere, and avoiding them can feel impossible. This phenomenon is due to changing weather conditions.  During the spring and fall, fluctuating temperatures cause road materials to shift, heave, and separate. This creates potholes that vary in size from tiny indentations to gaping, vehicle-swallowing canyons. As hard…

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How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires in Humid Climates?
Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems, Tires   •   Thursday January 30, 2020

Your car’s tires: they’re some of the hardest-working components on your entire vehicle. While you may steer the vehicle from the driver’s seat, the tires are your contact point with the road, and therefore some of the most critical safety implements you have. With all this in mind, it pays to take care of your…

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5 Signs you Need to Replace the Suspension Parts on Your Vehicle
Driving Tips, Maintenance, Suspension Systems   •   Monday February 4, 2019

The whole purpose of your vehicle’s suspension system is to make your trip down the road more comfortable. It does this by absorbing and minimizing friction between the road’s surface and your vehicle’s tires, which reduces internal movement and ensures passenger comfort, all while providing steering stability and making for a safer ride. While vehicles…