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Excessive car bounce and sway

If your vehicle is experiencing excessive bounce or sway 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 is experiencing excessive bounce or sway its often as a result of a:

  • Wheel not aligned
  • Excessive and uneven wear on the tyres
  • Loose steering linkage
  • Damaged struts

Popular services linked to a Suspension Inspection:

Power Steering Pump Replacement

Your power steering is your best friend when driving around town. The power steering pump is what generates the fluid pressure that assists your steering inputs. The pump is run off a belt from the drive pulley and due to the constant usage, they are known to suffer from faults.

Check And Repack Wheel Bearings

Your wheel bearings are what allows your wheels to spin freely and keep your car going straight. They’re an essential part of keeping your car safe and driving as it should.

Power Steering Fluid Replacement

Your power steering pump means you don’t need arms like a gorilla to turn your car at low speeds. The power steering pump needs something to pump around to do its job. This is where power steering fluid comes in.

Suspension Bushes Replacement

Driving down the road can be a very bumpy and uncomfortable endeavour. Suspension bushes mean that all the rattles, vibrations and bumps that are absorbed by the shock absorbers, don’t annoy you. They are also key in balancing the car and making sure it handles and stops exactly as it should.

Why book with My Auto Shop?

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