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

Bud & Steve Auto Service provides Struts 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 Struts Replacement Services at Bud & Steve Auto Service

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 Bud & Steve Auto Service?

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 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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