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Hurst Firestone Tire & Auto Repair provides Shocks Replacement services to Flagstaff, AZ, Williams, AZ, Tuba City, AZ, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Shocks Replacement Services at Hurst Firestone Tire & Auto Repair

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 Hurst Firestone Tire & Auto Repair?

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 Flagstaff, AZ, Williams, AZ, Tuba City, AZ, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Flagstaff AZ | Tuba City AZ | Williams AZ | and surrounding areas

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Hurst Firestone Tire & Auto Repair in Flagstaff, AZ

Hurst Firestone Tire & Auto Repair is a family-owned and operated auto repair shop that has been serving motorists in Flagstaff, AZ, Williams, AZ, Tuba City, AZ, and surrounding areas for more than 45 years. In that time, we’ve developed a reputation for serving our customers with the respect and loyalty they deserve. Whether you need auto repairs, or new tires, we are here to assist you. Our highly qualified mechanics perform a wide range of automotive repairs on cars, trucks and SUV’s. We are also a qualified State Inspection Station. Search our tires online, check-out our automotive services, request a quote, schedule automotive service or print one of our money saving coupons online. When you need service, Think Hurst First.

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Phone: (928) 526-2000
Fax: (928) 526-2681
Address: 2740 E. Route 66
Flagstaff, AZ 86004

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