O'Brien Auto Performance is a full-service auto repair shop serving Tulsa, OK. One of our specialties is suspension repair and maintenance. If your vehicle’s suspension system is compromised in any way, you’re not only experiencing a less comfortable ride, you have less control of your vehicle, which can put your safety at risk. So, enough suspense, let’s look at how auto suspension systems work, and get to know the numerous components that may need to be serviced or replaced to maintain the smoothness and integrity of your vehicle’s suspension performance.
The How & Why of Auto Suspension Systems
The primary function of your car’s suspension system is to structurally support your vehicle while maintaining a comfortable ride for you and your passengers. This is done by suspension system components helping your tires maintain strong and even contact with the street by compensating for bumps, dips, sudden turns, and worst of all, potholes. These components include ball joints, coil springs, leaf springs, tie rods, torsion bars, shocks, and struts, all working to absorb bounce and unexpected motion from the road’s surface.
Suspension Repair & Maintenance Services
Eventually and unavoidably, the parts of your suspension system will lose integrity and break, simply over time and wear and tear. Signs you need a suspension service or repair include leaking shocks, leaking struts, dips when braking, and scraping the bottom of your car on bumps. You will probably experience bouncing, swaying, squeaking, shaking, and stiffness while driving as well; especially when you come across rough or uneven pavement. Unusual tire wear is another possible sign of your suspension problem. All these indicate the need for a suspension system inspection and diagnostic to see the exact reason of the issue and more importantly to fix it properly.
Our Suspension Repair & Maintenance Services Include:
- Suspension System Inspection
- Ball Joint Replacement
- Coil Springs Replacement
- Leaf Springs Replacement
- Inner Tie Rod & Outer Tie Rod Replacement
- Shocks Replacement
- Struts Replacement
- Sway Bar Link Replacement
Rough Ride? Call O'Brien Auto Performance Today!
Because suspension system components all work in tandem and rely on one another, suspension issues have the potential to increase the breaks in other suspension components, ending in the need for more expensive suspension repairs down the line. So, don’t hesitate—if your suspension system isn’t performing, call O'Brien Auto Performance today! Put an end to the suspense, and enjoy a more tranquil and safer ride.