15395 State Hwy 47 (Located behind S&R Convenience) | Marthasville, MO 63357 | (636) 433-5588
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Affordable Auto Repair & Tire, LLC provides Struts Replacement services to Marthasville, MO, Washington, MO, Warrenton, MO, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Affordable Auto Repair & Tire, LLC

While the function of shocks and struts is very similar, the biggest difference is in how they mount to your vehicle. Shocks function in addition to other suspension components, while struts are designed as a pivot point for the steering mechanism. Struts behave as a dampening device that absorbs excessive bounce. The strut assembly combines coil springs, spring seats, strut bearings, and shock absorbers into one working unit. The steering arm or steering knuckle is also included in some strut designs. Struts use a piston to absorb high lateral loads. The spring seat and strut bearing allow the shock to pivot with the front wheels and the steering mechanism. Struts and accompanying suspension components help push tires back into place when one leaves the road. Overall, struts work in conjunction with the rest of the suspension system to help stabilize the vehicle while maintaining a comfortable and safe ride.



Why Should You Have Struts Replacement Services Performed at Affordable Auto Repair & Tire, LLC?

Worn struts increase braking distance and increase body roll, sway, and bounce rate. The bounce test, wherein you bounce on each corner of your vehicle a few times, is a good way to determine whether or not you need to schedule a strut replacement. If your vehicle bounces and settles, your struts are operating as they should. If your vehicle continues to bounce, you should seek to replace the struts on your suspension system as soon as possible. Other signs that your struts need to be replaced include excessive brake dive, acceleration squat, body roll or sway, and unusual tire wear patterns. Unusual noise from struts may also indicate that the spring seat or strut bearing requires a replacement. If you experience any of the above signs of worn struts, contact us immediately. Having your struts replaced will improve braking, handling, and the overall controllability of your vehicle.

We proudly service the Struts Replacement needs of customers in Marthasville, MO, Washington, MO, Warrenton, MO, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Marthasville MO | Warrenton MO | Washington MO | and surrounding areas

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Affordable Auto Repair & Tire, LLC

Since 1999, Affordable Auto Repair & Tire, LLC has been providing reliable auto repairs and service along with name brand tires at incredible prices to drivers and families in and around the Marthasville, MO area. We're a leader in auto service, with a  professional and experienced mechanical staff, here to handle all of your unexpected repair needs and necessary vehicle maintenance. We service the surrounding areas of Washington MO, Warrenton MO, St. Louis MO and Saint Charles MO. Our tire shop features brands like Cooper, Firestone, BFGoodrich, and more! Our tire specialists can help you choose the right tire size and size for your vehicle. Our complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. Browse the Affordable Auto Repair & Tire, LLC website and then give us a call to schedule your next service!

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Phone: (636) 433-5588
Fax: (636) 433-5994
Address: 15395 State Hwy 47
Marthasville, MO 63357