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211 Highway 105 Extension
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-0600

Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube provides Struts Replacement services to Boone, NC, Blowing Rock, NC, West Jefferson, NC, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube

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 Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube?

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 Boone, NC, Blowing Rock, NC, West Jefferson, NC, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Blowing Rock NC | Boone NC | West Jefferson NC | and surrounding areas

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Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube in Boone, NC

For repairs and tires near Boone, NC - look to Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube. Our tire and auto shop offers quality repairs and affordable tires to drivers throughout Watauga County, North Carolina. Our convenient location in Boone, NC makes it easy to find a quality car care center you can trust. Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube is a certified NAPA AutoCare Center, so we are able to provide the benefits of an established national entity while maintaining the personal touch of a family owned business. Since 1984, we've been a family owned business delivering honest and professional auto repair and auto maintenance services. Custom Muffler Tire and Quick Lube employs ASE-certified mechanics that can handle your repair and maintenance needs as well as offer competitive prices on name brand tires. Browse our site and then give us a call to schedule your next service.

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Phone: (828) 264-0600
Fax: (828) 265-3418
Address: 211 Highway 105 Extension
Boone, NC 28607
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