Feeling Every Bump on the Road? It's Time for a Suspension Inspection!

You know the feeling when you are driving. It seems like you feel every single little bump on the road. Your car vibrates on the highways or pulls a little as you make turns. Every time you come to a quick stop, your front end buckles. These are all common signs of suspension problems, and they shouldn't be ignored.

A Matter of Safety

When your suspension is weak, it may just seem like an inconvenience to have your ride feel more uncomfortable. However, a failing suspension can lead to bad things. For starters, it's not safe. If your car is bucking around like a wild bronco or not cornering well, it can be really dangerous to drive. This is especially true here in Colorado with a lot of driving on mountains, hills, rough roads and wet/icy surfaces in the fall and winter months.

A Sign of Bigger Problems to Come

In addition, any failing suspension components such as shocks/struts, springs or assembly parts can lead to bigger problems. A bad suspension can affect the brakes, wheel alignment, wheel bearings, drivetrain, axles, differential and more. Believe us when we tell you replacing a few damaged suspension parts at the first sign of issues is much less expensive than major repairs to other automotive systems. 

Suspension Inspections and Repairs at LightHouse Automotive

The point is that if you are experiencing any signs of suspension problems, you don't want to ignore it or just "put up with a bumpy ride." It's worth having your suspension inspected by a professional mechanic like the experienced and knowledgeable auto repair technicians at LightHouse Automotive in Colorado Springs. We can get to the root of the problem and recommend any repairs or parts replacements your vehicle needs. Then, you can get back on the road safely and help prevent even worse damage from occurring in your car.

If you are having suspension issues or just want to get your vehicle checked out as part of a regular preventative maintenance program, call LightHouse Automotive today at (719) 465-0302 or schedule your service appointment online.

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