General Suspension FAQ's
Answers to our most commonly asked general suspension questions.
The main purpose of your car's suspension is to keep your vehicle firmly on the ground by maximising the friction between your wheels and the ground.
The cost to repair your car's suspension is determined by a number of factors such as what type of suspension you have, and what the usage of your car is. We offer a Free Suspension Check so that we can tell you exactly what needs repairing and give you a total approximate cost.
Your vehicle may make noises such as a rattling, squeaking, or knocking sound when turning or driving over bumps in the road.
You may notice your vehicle is having difficulty driving, turning, or steering straight. You may also notice abnormal sounds coming from the front, rear, or both ends of your car while driving over bumps in the road or turning.
There are a few common suspension problems our workshops often see in vehicles and fix straight away.
Depending on the vehicle's problem it can take anywhere from 1 hour to 5 hours.
You should replace your suspension bushings whenever you notice any extreme wear and tear.
Camber is the inward or outward tilt of the top of the tyre as viewed from above the vehicle.
Caster is the forward or rearward tilt angle of the steering axis, calculated by the line that runs through the upper and lower pivot.