(718) 317-7200
25 Engert Street, Staten Island, NY 10309
West Shore Tires & Auto Center provides Struts 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 Struts Replacement Services at West Shore Tires & Auto Center

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 West Shore Tires & Auto Center?

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 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.