Suspension Service at Corporate Autoworks in Burlington

Posted July 14, 2019 9:09 AM

During an inspection at Corporate Autoworks in Burlington, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts.

Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components:

There are the springs which hold the weight of your vehicle. There are several varieties of springs. Springs are heavy duty parts that rarely break or wear out. Shock absorbers work in conjunction with springs to smooth out the ride and help keep the tires on the road. Good shocks are essential for handling performance and ride comfort.

You've probably heard of struts. They combine a shock absorber and a coil spring in one unit. Shocks and struts will wear out over time. If your tires develop a cupped wear pattern, your shocks or struts may be wearing out. This is from the shocks bouncing unevenly. You may notice a floaty or drifting sensation when cornering. If the front of your vehicle dives excessively when stopping, or rocks back and forth after you've stopped, your shocks may be worn out. And if they are leaking fluid, it's definitely time to replace them at Corporate Autoworks.

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, visit Corporate Autoworks for a suspension inspection. Same applies if you've been in an accident that involved one of your wheels. If your vehicle suspension actually fails, it could lead to a serious accident, so don't put it off.

When you replace your shocks, it's usually a good idea to replace all four at the same time. That'll give you more even handling. Talk with your friendly and knowledgeable pros at Corporate Autoworks because you don't want a big difference between the performance of your shocks from wheel to wheel, and replacing all may be the safest bet.

There are different grades of shocks and struts. You always want to use a replacement shock or strut that equals the one that came as original equipment when your vehicle was new. But remember, they were designed to meet the expected needs of the broad range of Burlington people who buy that particular vehicle. Your needs may be more specialized.

For example, if you want increased handling performance, your Corporate Autoworks service advisor can recommend an upgraded shock or strut specially designed for improved handling. If you haul heavy loads or trailers in Burlington, we can recommend some heavy duty shock absorbers.

Corporate Autoworks
5195 Harvester Rd. Unit#1
Burlington, ON L7L 6E9
905-333-9201
http://www.corporate-autoworks.com

 



Search



Archive

July 2016 (19)
August 2016 (5)
September 2016 (4)
October 2016 (4)
November 2016 (5)
December 2016 (4)
January 2017 (5)
February 2017 (4)
March 2017 (4)
April 2017 (5)
May 2017 (3)
June 2017 (5)
July 2017 (5)
August 2017 (3)
September 2017 (3)
October 2017 (5)
November 2017 (4)
December 2017 (3)
January 2018 (5)
February 2018 (4)
March 2018 (4)
April 2018 (5)
May 2018 (3)
June 2018 (4)
July 2018 (5)
August 2018 (4)
September 2018 (5)
October 2018 (4)
November 2018 (4)
December 2018 (5)
January 2019 (5)
February 2019 (4)
March 2019 (5)
April 2019 (4)
May 2019 (4)
June 2019 (5)
July 2019 (4)
August 2019 (4)
September 2019 (5)
October 2019 (4)
November 2019 (3)

Categories

Air Conditioning (4)Alignment (6)Alternator (1)Auto Safety (2)Automotive News (4)Battery (4)Brake Service (1)Brakes (5)Cabin Air Filter (4)Check Engine Light (1)Cooling System (8)Diagnostics (5)Did You Know (2)Diesel Maintenance (1)Differential Service (1)Drive Train (5)Emergency Items (1)Exhaust (3)Fluids (6)Following Recommended Intervals (2)Fuel Economy (5)Fuel System (23)Headlamps (1)Inspection (3)Keys to a long lasting vehicle (4)Maintenance (32)Monitoring System (3)Oil Change (1)Older Vehicles (1)Parts (3)Safety (3)Serpentine Belt (1)Service Intervals (4)Service Standards (3)Shocks & Struts (2)Steering (5)Suspension (1)Timing Belt (3)Tires and Wheels (24)Transmission (2)Warranty (1)What Customers Should Know (5)Wheel Bearings (1)Windshield Wipers (2)