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2841 Coon Rapids Blvd | Coon Rapids, MN 55433
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Hometown Auto Care provides Struts Replacement services to Coon Rapids, MN, Hopkins, MN, Minnetonka, MN, and other surrounding areas.

Coming soon - we will be offering wheel alignments using a state of the art, John Bean 3-D alignment machine!

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Hometown Auto Care

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 Hometown Auto Care?

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 Coon Rapids, MN, Hopkins, MN, Minnetonka, MN, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Coon Rapids MN | Hopkins MN | Minnetonka MN | and surrounding areas

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Hometown Auto Care in Coon Rapids, MN

Hometown Auto Care is a pillar of the community. Hometown Auto Care is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, and auto repair services for customers in Coon Rapids, MN, Hopkins, MN, Minnetonka, MN, Eden Prairie, MN and surrounding areas including Andover, MN, Anoka, MN, Blaine, MN, and Champlin Park, MN. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. Hometown Auto Care employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance, light truck, or SUV tires. Take this opportunity to browse our website, where you can use our diagnostic center to troubleshoot your automotive problems. When you're done, call us for personalized service.

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Phone: 763-205-9569
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Address: 2841 Coon Rapids Blvd
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
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