(914) 962-2223
1909 Commerce St.
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Yorktown Tire Auto Care provides Struts Replacement services to Yorktown Heights, NY, Somers, NY, Katonah, NY, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Yorktown Tire Auto Care

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 Yorktown Tire Auto Care?

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 Yorktown Heights, NY, Somers, NY, Katonah, NY, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Katonah NY | Somers NY | Yorktown Heights NY | and surrounding areas

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Yorktown Tire Auto Care in Yorktown Heights, NY

Yorktown Tire Auto Care serves the automotive needs of Westchester County, NY with great care and exceptional customer service. Looking for fair pricing, excellent service and quick turnaround from a shop deeply rooted in the community? We deliver auto repairs, wheels, and tires to customers in Yorktown Heights, Somers, Katonah, Shrub Oak, Jefferson Valley and surrounding areas. Our modern automotive repair facility is ready to service your vehicle with a variety of auto repairs ranging from engine diagnostics to auto heating and air conditioning. Visit us for inspections, lube and oil changes, or any other routine maintenance your vehicle may need.

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Phone: (914) 962-2223
Fax: (914) 962-0584
Address: 1909 Commerce St.
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
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