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Car has bouncy and unstable ride

If your vehicle has a bouncy or unstable ride My Auto Shop can get it sorted with a Suspension Inspection. Simply leave as many details about the issue as you can and we will contact local MTA approved mechanics that are qualified to fix the underlying issue. We'll email you quotes for an inspection within 2 working days, and where possible provide an indication as to the likely underlying issue(s) and cost to fix. You can book directly on the My Auto Shop platform in minutes.

How a Suspension Inspection works with My Auto Shop

Our mechanic will raise your car and look underneath for any signs of damage or deterioration. They will then proceed to check for excessive tyre wear, damage to the wheel bearings, springs, shock absorbers or struts. After this they will check the CV joints, and inspect the suspension arms, bars and bushes for signs of damage.

They will then quote up any repairs or replacement parts if required.

When your vehicle has a bouncy or unstable ride its often as a result of a:

  • Damaged shock absorbers
  • Broken strut assembly
  • Poorly lubricated suspension system
  • Overinflated tyres
  • Bulging tyre
  • Warped brake

Popular services linked to a Suspension Inspection:

Front Shock Absorber Replacement

When you go over a bump, pothole or just a bad bit of road, rather than bouncing around your car, the shock absorbers make sure you stay comfortable. They play a massive role in ensuring you make it around corners and come to a stop. They control the weight transfer of the car and are a critical part of the suspension.

Tie Rod End Replacement

When you turn your steering wheel, you like to think your car will go in that direction. The tie rod is a valuable component in making that happen. When you turn the wheel one tie rod pulls the wheel towards it and the other tie rod pushes the other wheel away from it. This is what turns your car. It is important that these are fitted correctly and doing their job to keep you safe on the road.

Wheel Bearing Replacement

If you’ve ever wondered how a wheel spins independent to the rest of the car, the wheel bearing is your answer. A wheel bearing allows the non-driven wheels to spin as fast or as slow as the driven wheels like. Allowing the car to go as fast or as slow as it wants thanks to the bearings in the driven wheels, with almost no resistance from the non-driven wheels.

CV Boot Replacement

CV boots work much the same as boots you wear on your feet; they're designed to keep moisture dirt and grit out of an area where it’s not wanted. The CV joint has a really important job and some important bearing and seals make this happen. The CV boot protects these components to ensure your car works as it should.

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