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Suspension Repair in Burlington, ON

Vehicle Suspension Systems Maintenance – The Auto Station in Burlington, ON

At some point, any car enthusiast is looking for top performance out of their vehicle.  The horsepower is brute force, torque is the sparkle and pop, but ride and handling are what gives us the joy on a long country drive.

Suspension Repair in Burlington, ON | The Auto Station

To be sure, engine performance has the curbside sex appeal, but it’s the drive that makes the difference on meeting expectations.  The Auto Station has a team of car repair and maintenance technicians that understand the service and maintenance needed to keep your car driving at its peak performance.  Staying ahead of the curve means having the suspension of your car properly serviced and maintained.

The job assigned to the suspension is to maximize the contact and surface tension between the tires and the road surface, to maintain steering stability, and to ensure the comfort of the passengers.  If all roads were perfectly flat, with no bumps or dumps suspensions wouldn’t be needed.  But roads are far from that.   Even fresh paved highways have enough dips and dives to send the driver of an improperly maintained or suspended car careening out of control as the wheels are forced into vertical motion on meeting these imperfections that can be very hard to control. 

Properly aligned steering and suspension can help deliver a smooth and controlled ride - we at The Auto Station can help ensure that with quality suspension repairs that are affordable for drivers in Burlington, ON.

How does the suspension system make my car safer to drive?

Without a dampening system, the vertical energy of the wheels moving over bumps would be transferred directly to the frame of the car.  In this case, it is possible for wheels to lose contact with the road completely on meeting any large bumps.  The following downward force would result in the wheel slamming back onto the road surface which would cause skidding, sliding, and steering challenges.  Weak or worn suspension systems result in similar conditions and this exact type of poor driving experience.  We believe a smooth ride is no accident.

A properly functioning suspension system controls the forces at work on a moving car.  The primary vehicle dynamics our technicians try to extend are:

  1. Ride – the ability to smooth out a bumpy road
  2. Handling – the ability to safely accelerate, brake, and corner

These characteristics are controlled by coil springs, shocks absorbers, struts, stabilizer bars, torsion bars, air suspension, and other components that wear under normal operation of your vehicle.  Proper attention and maintenance to the suspension of components under your car, can make for a much better experience in your car!

Had a bump in the road – give us a call.  We’re happy to help.

What do steering and suspension systems do?

The steering system and suspension systems bear the weight of your vehicle, maintain the tires on the road while driving and assist in delivering a hassle-free, safer trip.

Why is servicing steering and suspension systems necessary? 

The steering and suspension system must be checked at least once a year to prevent significant repairs. Anytime you feel symptoms of steering or suspension troubles have your mechanic check your car to correct the issue rapidly. Extended steering and suspension concerns will result in extreme safety dangers quickly.

Suspension Repair Services in Burlington, ONes

Indicators that you require your steering and suspension system examined consist of:

  • Pulling to the side
  • Troubles steering
  • Complications driving over uneven roads or dips
  • Vehicle continues to bounce after going over a bump
  • Tires stray or shake
  • Steering seems to be slipping

To help ensure your steering and shocks are working appropriately, a technician may examine all of your steering and suspension parts, and will also evaluate:

  • Power steering fluid
  • Tightness of nuts and bolts
  • Uneven tires or wear
  • Unbalanced wheels
  • Torn or used power steering belts
  • Problems with alignment
  • Impacts and/or Struts
  • Steering Wheel Alignment

Our technicians will also inspect your tires and tire balance to make sure the complications are not tire-related. We will take care of all of your steering necessities, call or stop in today for an estimation!

The Auto Station offers Burlington, ON Suspension Repair

Call The Auto Station soon to set up your next Suspension Repair and Wheel Alignment service. The Auto Station is proud to be your number one auto repair services in Burlington, ON, and provider of Burlington, ON tires.