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Can suspension be repaired?
Last Updated: 14th January, 2020
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People also ask, how much does suspension repair cost?
Replacing just the four shock absorbers or struts that are part of the suspension system can cost $200-$1,500 for an average vehicle or $2,000-$5,000 for luxury vehicles or those with difficult access or heavy rust; do-it-yourself costs for replacement of shocks/struts averages $150-$250.
Beside above, how do you know if your suspension is damaged? Symptoms of bad shocks or struts include:
- Badly cupped tires and/or noticeable tire shaking, wheel shimmy or vibration after hitting a bump.
- Suspension bottoming on rough roads or when backing out of a driveway.
- A bouncy ride.
- Body sway or rocking when cornering or driving in strong crosswinds.
Also, can car suspension be repaired?
The suspension includes wheels and tires, springs and shocks, various linkages and joints, and the steering system. In general, a car with a broken suspension part will need to be repaired or replaced before it can be driven, but the specific consequences vary depending on what part is broken.
What happens if you don't fix your suspension?
It is not recommended. A damaged or collapsed spring can cause sagging and noise and affect alignment angles. While you can still drive, the ride will be rough and the car will be difficult to control in an emergency. Plus, bumps could damage other parts of the car.