(718) 317-7200
25 Engert Street, Staten Island, NY 10309
West Shore Tires & Auto Center provides Shocks Replacement services to Staten Island, NY, Rossville, NY, Charleston, NY, and other surrounding areas.
Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Shocks Replacement Services at West Shore Tires & Auto Center

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 West Shore Tires & Auto Center?

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 Staten Island, NY, Rossville, NY, Charleston, NY, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Charleston NY | Rossville NY | Staten Island NY | and surrounding areas

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About West Shore Tires & Auto Center

West Shore Tires and Auto Center is a pillar in the Staten Island, NY community. West Shore Tires is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located in and around the Staten Island, New York area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. West Shore Tires and Auto Center employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Custom wheels are available at West Shore Tires. Special wheels compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse West Shore Tires website or call our tire and auto repair store for personalized service.

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West Shore Tires and Auto Center Locations:

Staten Island, NY – Looking for tires in Staten Island, NY? Then West Shore Tires has the right tires for your car. Our Staten Island, New York location offers many Staten Island, NY tires that are affordable and other Staten Island, NY tire services for your car. They offer auto repair Staten Island, NY services to the Staten Island, New York community including brakes, tune ups, and any other Staten Island, NY auto repair services your car might need. Give our Staten Island, NY location a call at (718) 317-7200 today to schedule an appointment.

West Shore Tires & Auto Center is located at 25 Engert Street - Staten Island, New York 10309. We provide tire services and car repairs for customers living in or near the following Staten Island NY. Tire Brands: MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich®, and Uniroyal®. Auto Repairs: Tires, Wheels, Axle / CV Joint / Driveshaft Repair, Belts and Hoses, Brakes, Cooling System / Radiator, Differential Repair, Electric: Electrical and Electronic Systems, Electrical: Starting / Charging / Batteries, Engine: Diagnostics and Performance, Exhaust Systems, Heating & Air Conditioning, Lube and Oil Change, Nitrogen Inflation, Preventive Maintenance, State Inspection, Steering and Suspension, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS), Transmission and Wheels Alignment.