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32 West Old Mill Rd, Fair Grove, MO 65648

Premier Automotive provides Struts Replacement services to Fair Grove, MO, Strafford, MO, Buffalo, MO, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Premier Automotive

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 Premier Automotive?

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 Fair Grove, MO, Strafford, MO, Buffalo, MO, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Buffalo MO | Fair Grove MO | Strafford MO | and surrounding areas

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Premier Automotive

Premier Automotive has been the one-stop shop for tire sales and service and mechanical repairs in the Fair Grove, MO area since 1986. Owner Ricky Icenhower proudly uses state-of-the-art computerized test equipment and certified technicians to perform diagnostics and repairs for foreign and domestic automobiles and light trucks. Our family-owned and operated store is located at 32 West Old Mill Rd., Fair Grove, and also serves the Missouri communities of Strafford, Buffalo, Springfield, Marshfield, Pleasant Hope, and Elkland. We’re open Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

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Phone: 417-759-2550
Fax: 417-759-7832
Address: 32 West Old Mill Road
Fair Grove, MO 65648

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