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Blackstone Automotive provides Struts Replacement services to Blackstone, MA, Bellingham, MA, Franklin, MA, nearby Rhode Island communities, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Blackstone Automotive

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 Blackstone Automotive?

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 Blackstone, MA, Bellingham, MA, Franklin, MA, nearby Rhode Island communities, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Bellingham MA | Blackstone MA | Franklin MA nearby Rhode Island communities | and surrounding areas

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Blackstone Automotive

Blackstone Automotive has been serving the auto repair and tire needs for customers in Blackstone, MA, Bellingham, MA, Franklin, MA, and surrounding areas, as well as nearby Rhode Island communities, since 1986. We are a certified MA emissions repair facility and perform pre-check inspections for both MA and RI. Our ASE-certified master technicians can perform a variety of auto repairs using high quality aftermarket or OE parts. We have a great availability of tires from the industry’s most trusted brands, and in most cases we have same or next day delivery. We also offer a selection of pre-owned vehicles. Turn to Blackstone Automotive for All of Your Auto Repairs & Vehicle Maintenance Needs. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

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Address: 700 Rathbun St.
Blackstone, MA 01504
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