Brakes, Shocks, and Struts Service in Escondido

The suspension and braking systems in your car are two of the key aspects of having a safe and effective vehicle. As your car ages your brakes, shocks, and struts can wear down or become damaged, and it is essential to get any issues repaired as soon as possible to ensure the safety of yourself, your passengers, and your vehicle. At Audiosport in Escondido, we specialize in repairing and replacing damaged or broken brakes, shocks and struts. If your brakes or suspension is in need of service, contact the experts at Audiosport by calling (760) 743-2333.


What are Shocks and Struts?

First things first, what exactly are shocks and struts? Shocks and struts are both crucial components of the suspension of your car. Shocks are the shock absorbers in your car that keeps your car from bouncing all over the place on hilly terrain, giving you better handling of your vehicle. Struts are the section of the suspension where the coil spring is mounted, which maintains the height of the vehicle and allows for minor adjustments to the alignment.

What are the Signs of Damaged Shocks and Struts?

Most people do not know the signs and symptoms of an issue with the shocks and struts on their car. If you are experiencing any of the below warning signs, the shocks and struts on your car may be seriously damaged and in need of replacement or repair.

  • Damaged shock or strut bodies

  • Fluid leaks from the shock or strut body

  • Uneven wear on your tires

  • Your car leans or sways on turns in an unnatural way

  • When you hit the brakes the front of your car nose dives

  • Excessive bumping and swaying when you hit a bump in the road

  • In general, your car is a bumpy or harsh ride

  • Brushings or mounts are broken or worn down


What are the Signs of Damaged Brakes?

For obvious reasons, any issues with your brakes should be addressed immediately. Your ability to quickly stop your vehicle can be the difference between life and death, so these warning signs should never be ignored.

  • The brakes squeak or grind

  • The brake light is on

  • The brakes vibrate or wobble

  • Fluid leaks from the brakes

  • You smell a burning smell when using the brakes

  • A soft or even spongy brake pedal

  • Your car bounces up and down when you brake suddenly

Brakes, Shocks, and Struts Repair and Replacement in Escondido

No matter your issue, the team at Audiosport Escondido can get the job done. Our expert team of car specialists will examine your car and immediately diagnose the issue, offering the best way to rectify the issue. That can be something as simple as a routine brake, shock, or strut repair to having to replace the entire suspension or braking system in your vehicle. We are prepared to resolve your issue and get your car driving safely and securely, all for an affordable price. To learn more or to make an appointment, contact Audiosport Escondido today by calling (760) 743-2333.

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