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Grande Tire provides Shocks Replacement services to Edmonton, AB, Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Onoway, AB, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Shocks Replacement Services at Grande Tire

Shock absorbers are components in your vehicle’s suspension system that help your tires remain in contact with the surface of the road. They dampen the impact of road force and absorb the rebound of springs and other suspension components. Front and rear shocks are designed to adjust to driving conditions, like bumps, potholes, and sudden maneuvers. They also reduce bounce rate, sway, and brake dive or acceleration squat. Modern day shocks are velocity-sensitive, which means that the faster the springs and other suspension components are moving, the more resistance provided by the shocks. Hydraulic shocks convert kinetic energy from the springs into thermal energy that the hydraulic fluid inside each shock absorbs and dissipates. When the suspension system bounces, hydraulic fluid is forced through holes inside the piston. This slows the compression of the piston, thereby slowing down spring and suspension movement. While hydraulic and gas shocks are the most common types of shocks used on vehicles today, some vehicles also use electronic and air shocks.



Why Should You Have Shocks Replacement Services Performed at Grande Tire?

Replacing shocks can maximize the performance of your entire suspension system. The components in your suspension system interact and depend on each other. Shock absorbers and brakes work together to help your vehicle stop as soon as possible upon engaging the brake pedal. Worn shocks mean your vehicle is less likely to stop exactly when and where you want. In fact, bad shocks can increase your stopping distance by up to 10 feet. Worn shock absorbers will cause your vehicle to dive when braking. With a set of bad shocks, you may experience problems like bounce, body roll, sway, and other unexpected movements in your suspension system. Healthy shocks improve braking and handling, making your vehicle easier to control. Replacing front and rear shocks as necessary will help promote a safe road for everyone.

We proudly service the Shocks Replacement needs of customers in Edmonton, AB, Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Onoway, AB, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Edmonton, AB | Fort Saskatchewan, AB | Onoway, AB | and surrounding areas

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Grande Tire was founded in 1989 and our team of experienced mechanics have spent the last 25 years delivering quality auto repairs and tires to satisfied customers throughout the Edmonton, AB region. Are you looking for OTR, commercial, or passenger tires in Northeast Edmonton? Look no further than Grande Tire. Are you facing an automotive issue that requires repair services? If you're near Edmonton, AB, Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Onoway, AB, or any of the surrounding areas, choose us. For over 25 years, drivers have chosen our auto repair and tire specialists to handle all of their automotive needs. Browse our site and then give us a call to schedule your next service.
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