Suspension

 

STEERING REPAIR

If you count drive time as an upper body workout because your car wants to turn when you want to go straight, you may have steering system problems.

Dales Auto Service has the latest diagnostic equipment and our technicians will determine the cause of your steering problems and get you back to effortless driving with steering repair and steering fluid flush services.

 

Different Steering Systems at Dales Auto Service HERE
 

 

CAR SUSPENSION

Does your car dip or rock when you go over bumps or drift around corners even at low speeds?

If you answered yes, it may be time to replace your vehicle’s shocks or struts.

Whether your car or truck has shock absorbers or a strut-based system typical in many front-wheel-drive cars, Dales Auto Service has the car suspension know-how to diagnose and repair any problem and get you back on the road with a smooth ride.

 

WHEEL ALIGNMENT

Potholes and rough road surfaces don’t just make for a bad ride, they can affect the alignment of your wheels.

Misaligned wheels can cause a host of problems, including uneven tire wear.

Proper wheel alignment helps your tires last longer, improves gas mileage, and provides safer handling. 

 

More about Wheel Alignment at Dales Auto Service HERE

Modified Street/Track Wheel Alignment Set-up at Dales Auto Service HERE

 

Shocks and Struts – more than you wanted to know

When it comes to absorbing the shocks of the road, you’d think the shock absorbers would take care of everything. But you’d only be half right. Actually, coil or leaf springs handle the abuse of the road. Your shock absorbers handle the abuse caused by the rebound of the springs. They both work together to keep your vehicle under control. And those two components, plus a variety of control arms, shafts, rods, bushings, joints, and knuckles make up what’s commonly called a conventional car suspension. Many larger SUVs and pickup trucks still use this time-tested design.

Many of today’s front-wheel drive cars have a strut suspension system that combines the control arms and shock absorbers of a conventional car suspension into one unit, eliminating the need for a lot of other components. Struts cost more, but they do more than conventional shock absorbers and have fewer components to maintain.

 

Shocks and Struts at Dales Auto Service HERE

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