Shock and Strut Replacement Anthony NM

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Yearwood Tire Center
(915) 230-1124
5401 Dyer St
El Paso, TX
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Auto Electric CO
(915) 542-1849
1216 Texas Avenue
El Paso, TX
Auto Service & Repair, Auto Alternators & Starters, Auto Electric Equipment & Supplies, Winches Industrial

El Paso Electric Co.
(915) 543-4180, 001-2004
1430 Vanderbilt Drive
El Paso, TX
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Durans Automotive
(575) 874-2404
20 Overcast St
Anthony, NM
Lara's Garage
(575) 882-5720
P O Box 2742
Anthony, NM
Auto Service & Electric
(915) 922-9759
6811 Doniphan
Canutillo, TX
Auto Engines Service & Repair, Auto Service & Repair, Auto Electrical Systems Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair, Auto CV Joints & Axles
Mon-Sat: 08: 00 AM-05: 00 PM
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Firestone Complete Auto Care - I10 & McRae
(915) 598-3429
9515 Gateway Boulevard West
El Paso, TX
Auto Service & Repair, Brakes Service & Repair, Tires Wholesale & Manufacturers, Wheels & Tires Service & Repair
M-F: 7: 00am-7: 00pm
Sa: 7: 30am-6: 00pm
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City of El Paso-Fleet Services
(915) 621-6830, 001-2004
1059 Lafayette, Building 3
El Paso, TX
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Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Arcadio Quintana Jr
(575) 882-3324
P O Box 963
Anthony, NM
J C Tire & Welding
(575) 882-4180
703 Linda Ledesma Rd
Anthony, NM
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Why do I Need the Shocks and Struts Replaced?

By Tom Torbjornsen   

I'm sure you've probably heard this before. "Your shocks and/or struts are blown and need replacing." Some astronomical price is quoted and you immediately ask yourself, "How important are these things -- do I really need to replace them?" These are good questions that deserve attention.

First of all, it is important to note that not all vehicles have both shocks and struts. Some have just struts and some vehicles have only shocks. Shocks are part of the overall suspension, and a strut is a complete suspension assembly.

The shocks and/or struts in your car perform two functions. They dampen spring oscillation, and secondly, they aid in ride control. The springs in your car actually absorb road shocks (not the shock absorbers). Surprised? The shock absorber's function is to dampen the bouncing spring. If you did not have shock absorbers to dampen the spring oscillations from road shock, your car would turn into a "bucking bronco" every time you hit a bump in the road, making it very difficult to handle and dangerous.

The shock absorbers in your car aid in ride control by keeping the car manageable during regular driving. They do this by keeping the tires down on the road and not allowing them to bounce after hitting a bump. This allows for ease of cornering and handling.

The symptoms:

  • Vehicle rolls or sways on turns
  • Front end dives when braking
  • Rear end squats when accelerating
  • Vehicle bounces or slides sideways on a winding, rough road
  • Vehicle "bottoms out" (with a thump) on bumps

    In addition, worn shocks and/or struts can accelerate the wear of your tires and suspension parts -- the ball joints, steering linkage, springs and C.V. joints.

    Preventative checkups are the key to side-stepping the effects of worn shocks and/or struts. Have your technician check them every time you have an oil change.

    Things to look for:

    • Leaks on the housing
    • Dents on the shock or strut body
    • Worn rubber mounting bushings
    • P...

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