(225) 923-2500
2967 Monterrey Drive • Baton Rouge, LA 70814
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Fife Tire & Car Care, LLC provides Struts Replacement services to Baton Rouge, LA, City of Central, LA, Denham Springs, LA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Fife Tire & Car Care, LLC

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 Fife Tire & Car Care, LLC?

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 Baton Rouge, LA, City of Central, LA, Denham Springs, LA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Baton Rouge LA | City of Central LA | Denham Springs LA | and surrounding areas

Fife Tire & Car Care, LLC in Baton Rouge, LA

Welcome to Fife Tire & Car Care, LLC! Since 1996 we have been a leader in offering name brand tires and competitively priced auto repair services for customers in Baton Rouge, LA, City of Central, LA, Denham Springs, LA, Greenwell Springs, LA, and surrounding areas. Our auto shop is family owned and operated and we treat each of our customers like family. With competitively priced tires for sale and dependable auto repairs performed by experienced and ASE-certified mechanics, look to Fife Tire & Car Care, LLC for your next auto or tire service! Browse our website, conveniently shop for tires online, and then give us a call to schedule your next car repair!

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Phone: (225) 923-2500
Fax: (225) 923-2856
Address: 2967 Monterrey Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70814
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