When Should The Suspension On A Truck Be Replaced

How Does Truck Suspension Work?

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A Trucks’ suspension plays a significant role in providing a comfortable ride, ensuring stability, and enabling the truck to handle various road conditions. The suspension system consists of several interconnected parts that work together to support the weight of the vehicle, absorb shocks, and maintain tire contact with the road surface.



Ways To Know If Your Truck Suspension Is Bad?

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 If your truck's suspension indicates a potential problem, Some common indicators that your truck suspension may be bad are Excessive Bouncing, A Rough or Uncomfortable Ride, Steering Problems. Unusual noises such as clunking, squeaking, or creaking while driving over bumps or potholes. If you observe any of these signs, bring your truck and have an inspection completed by one of our qualified mechanics who are suspension specialists. They can diagnose the specific issue and recommend the necessary repairs or replacements to restore the proper functioning of your truck's suspension.



When Should The Suspension On A Truck Be Replaced?

A close-up of a machineDescription automatically generatedSuspension components like shocks and struts may need replacement between 50,000 to 100,000 miles of driving. However, this can vary based on driving habits, the specific type and quality of the components. If you experience significant changes in handling, such as increased body roll, excessive drifting or pulling, or difficulty in steering, that is usually an indication that components of the suspension might need replacement. It is also important to consider that suspension components: including springs, bushings, and control arms, can deteriorate over time, even with limited mileage. Bring your car by our shop, we’ll have one of our mechanics assess the condition of your suspension components and advise on the appropriate replacements or repairs needed to maintain the performance, safety, and comfort of your truck.