Call us on 1800 385 278 and ask for your free Suspension Check today!
At Fulcrum Suspensions, we provide a variety of products and services, ensuring your vehicle has the best performance, suspension and overall driving experience. We value our customers and strive to deliver exceptional service with the most cost efficient and effective solutions.
Because we value your safety and convenience, Fulcrum Suspensions offers FREE suspension checks! The suspension of your vehicle is a system that combines the tyres, springs, shock absorbers, sway bars, links, and control arms to your vehicle. This system is built to keep the wheels firmly on the ground, maximising tyre contact, patch and traction. Some common suspension problems that can go unnoticed are wheel alignment issues, damaged or worn bushings, shock absorbers need replacing, or the wrong suspension component was installed. Fulcrum Suspensions consists of a team of skilled suspension experts with access to the right tools and knowledge, ensuring your vehicle is safe and in perfect condition.
We recommend having your suspension checked by a suspension expert at least every 6 months. Fulcrum has made your life easier by offering a completely free suspension safety check. On top of this if you can book now to get a full wheel alignment too.
The safety check and inspection process
When your vehicle is being checked by our suspension experts, it will be systematically reviewed. This includes reviewing a variety of underbody suspension components such as bushes, control arms and sway bars.
Your brakes and tyres will also be inspected to see if their condition is suitable or if they need a replacement.
After completion of inspection, we will provide you with a detailed and thorough report outlining the state of your vehicle's suspension. Our technicians will then assist you to decide on the most cost efficient and effective solution regarding your vehicle’s maintenance.
What our Fulcrum Suspension Safety check includes
Check for uneven tyre wear
Check for any abnormal noises of bumps
Vehicle heights (make sure vehicle doesn’t have a lean to one side)
Condition of shock absorbers (make sure they aren’t leaking and control the bounce of the spring)
Condition of suspension bushes (whether they are cracked, torn or have excessive movement)
Power steering system (condition of fluid, noisy pump, check for leaks, check drive belt for cracks, condition of hoses)
Check Tie rod ends, rack ends and ball joints for play/wear
Check for noises/play in wheel bearings
Check condition of brake system (pads, discs, shoes, brake fluid)
General loose component check
Our safety check form is broken in to four sections, Front Suspension, Steering & Driveline, Rear Suspensions and Brakes. Within these sections, the below components are thoroughly checked;
Control Arms and bushings
Radius/Trailing Arms and bushings
Strut Bar and bushings
Sway Bars and bushings
Panhard rod and bushings
Crossmember and bushings
Chassis, body mounts and bushings
Tie Rod End/Boot
Ball Joints and Boots
King Pin/Pivot Bushings
Steering Rack and Bushings
Power Steering Pump, belt, lines, fluid
CV Drive Shafts/Boots
Brake Master Cylinder
Not only are the underbody components checked, with a Fulcrum Suspension Safety Check we also examine:
Vehicle heights (ensuring the vehicle doesn’t have a lean)
Even or uneven braking
Off Centre steering wheel
Vibrations whilst driving
Under Vehicle Component Inspection
Our technicians will carefully and intently check every individual suspension component found under your vehicle. Checking for wear and tear as well as any abnormalities. Suspension bushes and shock absorbers are the parts we often inspect and discover wear and tear.
Brake and Wheel Inspection
After checking the under body suspension components, our Fulcrum technicians will check all your wheels and brakes. This ensures that your tyre treads have no excessive or uneven wear and that your brakes are in safeand working condition.
The brake inspection consists of a visual examination of the brakes, including the inspection of the brake pads and determining the condition of the disks. Further inspection will involve a test drive being undertaken by our experienced technicians. This allows us to test your handbrake and determine the conditions of your brakes. We will also examine the brake cylinder to ensure there is no leakage which could impact the effectiveness of your braking system.
With the request of the customer, a more in depth inspection will be performed. This inspection involves having the vehicle on the hoist with all 4 wheels removed. The condition of the drum, shoes, wheel cylinder and axle seals will then be examined.
Hydraulic brake pressures at all 4 wheels and the rate of deceleration is reviewed to ensure it is of the legal limit. At Fulcrum Suspensions, we ensure that your vehicle is inspected to extremely high standards from our team.
Why and when you should consider a Fulcrum Suspension Safety Check & Inspection
6 Months or 10,000km since your last suspension check
Uneven or excessive steering pull
When you drive on smooth roads it feels rough or harsh
Brakes are activating unevenly
Off centre steering wheel
Loud vibrations while driving
Increased braking distance
Excessive or uneven tyre wear
Vehicles that constantly carry heavy loads
You often go off road or on long road trips
Your vehicle is difficult to control/steer
Abnormal noises coming front or rear of vehicle
Book your Free Suspension Safety Check
We provide these exceptional services across a variety of different Fulcrum Suspension stores in Australia. Talk to us about our range of suspension servicing options including the most comprehensive FREE written multipoint suspension check in the industry. Our Suspension technicians will perform dynamic checks on your vehicle and offer detailed service advice.
We value convenience and simplicity and understand you have a busy life schedule, so we made booking simple and easy for you. Fill out our form, send us a message, or call Fulcrum Suspensions on1800 385 278.and our dedicated team will assist you.
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