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When Should My Shocks and Struts be Replaced

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Your vehicle’s shocks and struts are an integral part of its suspension system. They’re responsible for keeping your vehicle balanced and connected to the road when driving. Although shocks and struts are reliable air suspension parts, like most things, they will need to be replaced with time. Here’s what you need to know about your […]

What are the Signs of Bad Shocks on My Car?

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Driving with worn-out or damaged shocks can result in more than just an unpleasant rideーthere can be some serious safety concerns. Your shocks are responsible for ensuring a smooth drive and helping you maintain control of the vehicle. Don’t overlook a problem with your car. Be on the lookout for these signs of bad shocks: […]

How Often Should I Replace My Shocks and Struts?

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The shocks and struts of your air suspension system are important parts responsible for keeping your vehicle balanced and connected. Just like with any other part of your vehicle your shocks and struts will need to be maintained and replaced from time to time. Most experts agree that shocks and struts should be replaced every […]

Why Does My Car Bounce When I Hit a Pothole?

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Hitting a pothole is never advisable, but when your car really bounces after hitting one, there may be a more serious problem in play. Today we’re going to talk about your car’s shocks, what they do, and the signs that something isn’t right with them. Let’s take a look. What Are Shocks? Your car’s shocks […]

What’s the Difference Between Shocks and Struts?

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This is a question we get a lot. Many people believe that struts and shocks can be used interchangeably, but that just simply is not the case. Hopefully this blog will be able to inform you on the uses for both shocks and struts, when they need service, and why.   What is a Shock […]

How Do I Know if I Have Shocks or Struts?

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This is a great question—and one we get a lot at Ken’s Automotive & Transmissions. Shocks and struts are both integral pieces of an automobile, so it’s never a bad idea to get a little more information on them. Hopefully this guide will help answer any questions you may have and help you determine if […]

What are Shocks?

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What are Shocks and What Do They Do? Shocks make your car drive smoother. Shocks, also know as shock absorbers, are an absolutely vital aspect of your vehicle’s continued functionality. Their sole job is to absorb the bumps and imperfections of the road so that your vehicle doesn’t rattle apart going down the road. Sure, […]