5 Signs That Your Vehicle Is In Need of Suspension Service
Maintaining a Smooth Ride in Allen, TX
One of the most common misconceptions about a vehicle’s suspension system is that it serves to make the ride smoother for passengers. Due to this widespread misunderstanding, many vehicle owners put off their vehicles’ suspension service.
However, in reality, a vehicle’s suspension system is essential to maintaining control over a vehicle, especially while turning. That’s why delaying your vehicle’s suspension servicing can be dangerous
Here are some common signs that your vehicle’s suspension is in need of servicing:
Your vehicle is drifting to the left or right while you’re driving.
This is one of the most common signs of suspension issues with a vehicle and shows that a vehicle is lacking in stability.
You’re having a bumpy ride.
We’re not talking about your vehicle bouncing after hitting a bump–if your vehicle is bouncing on practically every part of the road, it could mean issues with the suspension. Aside from simply seeing if your vehicle bounces while driving, you can also check for suspension issues while your vehicle is parked. Put your weight onto the front of your vehicle, and if it bounces a few times after it’s been released, your vehicle probably has an issue with suspension.
Your car looks unbalanced even when it’s on level ground.
If you notice that one corner of your vehicle is lower than others while parked and makes a clunk sound when you drive over bumps, you may have a damaged spring and suspension system.
You can’t fully control your vehicle’s momentum.
Your vehicle might have an issue with its suspension system if it leans forward when you hit the brakes, or side to side when you make a turn.
You’re having trouble steering your vehicle.
Having trouble steering or controlling the steering of your vehicle can be another indication of suspension system issues.
Time to Get Your Suspension Serviced
If you notice any of the signs mentioned above with your vehicle, be sure to bring it in to Aloha Auto Repair & Wash as soon as possible to ensure the safety of you and your vehicle by having any issues resolved as soon as possible.