(316) 283-1850
1201 North Main
Newton, KS 67114

Bud & Steve Auto Service provides Shocks Replacement services to Newton, KS, Halstead, KS, Hesston, KS, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Shocks Replacement Services at Bud & Steve Auto Service

Shock absorbers are components in your vehicle’s suspension system that help your tires remain in contact with the surface of the road. They dampen the impact of road force and absorb the rebound of springs and other suspension components. Front and rear shocks are designed to adjust to driving conditions, like bumps, potholes, and sudden maneuvers. They also reduce bounce rate, sway, and brake dive or acceleration squat. Modern day shocks are velocity-sensitive, which means that the faster the springs and other suspension components are moving, the more resistance provided by the shocks. Hydraulic shocks convert kinetic energy from the springs into thermal energy that the hydraulic fluid inside each shock absorbs and dissipates. When the suspension system bounces, hydraulic fluid is forced through holes inside the piston. This slows the compression of the piston, thereby slowing down spring and suspension movement. While hydraulic and gas shocks are the most common types of shocks used on vehicles today, some vehicles also use electronic and air shocks.



Why Should You Have Shocks Replacement Services Performed at Bud & Steve Auto Service?

Replacing shocks can maximize the performance of your entire suspension system. The components in your suspension system interact and depend on each other. Shock absorbers and brakes work together to help your vehicle stop as soon as possible upon engaging the brake pedal. Worn shocks mean your vehicle is less likely to stop exactly when and where you want. In fact, bad shocks can increase your stopping distance by up to 10 feet. Worn shock absorbers will cause your vehicle to dive when braking. With a set of bad shocks, you may experience problems like bounce, body roll, sway, and other unexpected movements in your suspension system. Healthy shocks improve braking and handling, making your vehicle easier to control. Replacing front and rear shocks as necessary will help promote a safe road for everyone.

We proudly service the Shocks Replacement needs of customers in Newton, KS, Halstead, KS, Hesston, KS, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Halstead KS | Hesston KS | Newton KS | and surrounding areas

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Bud & Steve Auto Service

Bud & Steve Auto Service is a leader in offering name brand tires and auto repair services for customers in Newton, KS, Halstead, KS, Hesston, KS, and surrounding areas. Founded in 1930 by Bud Hamel and Steve Schmidt, we have been a leader for quality professional auto service in the Newton and surrounding area for many years. We still strive towards our mission of providing high quality service at a great value to our customers. The Newton community has trusted the names Bud and Steve for their auto service needs for many years and we will always take that responsibility very seriously!

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Address: 1201 North Main
Newton, KS 67114
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