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When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

Monday 20 June 2016

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing TULSA drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers in TULSA to remember their suspension system in their schedule of preventive maintenance. Springs do most of the work of the suspension system. The most common types of springs are coil and leaf, but air spring... read more

Suspension Service at Cartec Automotive Service in TULSA

Sunday 01 May 2016

During an inspection at Cartec Automotive Service in TULSA, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold the weight of your vehicle. There are several varieties of springs. Springs are heavy duty parts that rarely break or wear out. Shock absorbers work in conjunction with springs to smooth out the ride and help keep th... read more

Bouncy Bouncy ? Are My Shocks Bad?

Thursday 02 April 2015

When TULSA drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.TULSA drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shocks and struts last a long time and wear out slowly. They don't need to be checked as often as our brake pads or air filters. By the time your shocks have 50,000 miles (80,000 kilometers) on them, thei... read more

Suspension Service in TULSA at Cartec Automotive Service

Wednesday 15 January 2014

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in TULSA may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your vehicle up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around TULSA. Its job is to keep your wheels firmly planted over bumps and through curves. Your suspension system has many parts. If you look under your vehicle, it's basically everything that connects your wheels to the vehicle's frame... read more

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