Daltons Midway Service Blog

Steering & suspension

A functioning steering and suspension system makes for a much more comfortable ride. It is also essential for safely controlling your vehicle. Replacing your car’s struts and shocks when required is vital to your safety as well as reducing the cost of operating your car through reduced tire wear, better gas mileage and lower maintenance costs on other suspension and steering components. 

Steering & Suspension Service Details:

What are some signs that you need Steering & Suspension work?

  • Problems steering – This may be the result of low power steering fluid or faulty suspension parts
  • Drifting to one side – This is likely due to misaligned  or suspension spindles
  • Dip Forward During Braking – This usually means it’s time for new shocks
  • Bouncing While Driving – If the the vehicle doesnt stabilize after hitting a bump, damaged leaf springs or shocks may be the culprit.
  • Swaying during turns – Broken and damaged sway bars will present with this symptom, as will worn springs, strut bearings, and tie rods.
  • Generally a rough ride – If you’re on A Street in Snohomish, it shouldn’t feel like you’re off-roading through the Baja 500.