Koehler Tire provides Struts Replacement services to Madison, IN, Milton, KY, Bedford, KY, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Koehler Tire

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 Koehler Tire?

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 Madison, IN, Milton, KY, Bedford, KY, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Bedford KY | Madison IN | Milton KY | and surrounding areas

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Koehler Tire

Koehler Tire is your source for tires and auto repair in the greater Madison, IN community. Our tire and auto repair shop is proud to carry some of the top brands in tires, all competitively priced to help you save. Our well-trained staff specializes in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires, so contact us today if you need a new set for your vehicle. Custom wheels are also available at our conveniently located Madison shop, so talk to us about outfitting your vehicle with a new set of rims. Need brakes? An oil change? We can help there too as our auto repair shop is fully outfitted to handle a variety of repairs and preventative maintenance services. We do alignments, transmission flushes, filter replacements, radiator service, and more. Call our friendly and helpful staff to schedule an appointment today.

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Phone: (812) 265-3411
Fax: (812) 273-6621
Address: 2350 Michigan Road
Madison, IN 47250

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