5100 Auburn Road

Shelby Twp., Michigan

(586) 726-0330

 Business Hours
Mon - Fri: 8am - 6pm
Sat & Sun: closed


 

Suspension & Steering

 

The primary function of your cars suspension and steering systems is to allow the wheels to move independently of the car, while keeping it "suspended" and stable. Any play or uncontrolled motion in these systems results in a deterioration of handling and accelerated tire wear. Vehicle alignment is closely tied to the condition of the suspension and steering systems.

 

Steering Systems

Worn or loose components affect the ability to control the toe angle, and may result in a loss of directional stability and accelerated tire wear. The main components of a Conventional system are:

  • 1. Steering Gear Box

  • 2. Center Link

  • 3. Pitman Arm

  • 4. Idler Arm

  • 5. Tie Rods

The main components of a Rack and Pinion steering system are:

  • 6. Rack and Pinion Assembly

  • 7. Bellows Boots

  • 8. Tie Rods

Suspension System

Worn or loose components affect the suspension systems ability to control motion and alignment angles, resulting in a deterioration of vehicle handling and stability, and accelerated tire wear. The main components of the suspension system are:

  • 9. Control Arms

  • 10. Ball Joints

  • 11. Springs (Coil or Leaf)

  • 12. Shock Absorbers

  • 13. Struts

 

 

Suspension

DID YOU KNOW?

It's easy to take your suspension system for granted, but normal wear and tear can affect your handling and safety. A worn suspension part starts a chain reaction that stresses other parts and causes them and your tires to wear prematurely. Let us help you take care of your suspension.

 

Auto Medics of Shelby
5100 Auburn Road
Shelby Township, MI 48317

Call: (586) 726-0330

 

 

 

 

 

AUTO MEDICS OF SHELBY
5100 Auburn Rd. Shelby Twp, MI 48317

(586) 726-0330

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