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Bass & Meineke Complete Auto Care provides Struts Replacement services to Pasadena, TX, Deer Park, TX, Laporte, TX, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Bass & Meineke Complete 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 Bass & Meineke Complete 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 Pasadena, TX, Deer Park, TX, Laporte, TX, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Pasadena, TX | Deer Park, TX | Laporte, TX | and surrounding areas

Bass & Meineke Complete Auto Care

Since 1958, Bass and Meineke has provided automotive repair service and auto parts sales from the same location in Pasadena, Texas. With 16 service bays able to accommodate passenger cars and light and heavy duty trucks, Bass and Meineke is your one stop auto shop for service and repair. Our service facility contains state of the art equipment staffed by ASE-Certified mechanics. Here you can have your vehicle inspected, emission tested, or your fleet vehicles maintained in our family owned and operated facility. For business customers, we offer commercial charge accounts. Bass & Meineke Auto Service is dedicated to providing our customers with the most innovative and highest quality service in the industry. We make fleet maintenance simple through advanced technology, detailed reporting, and communication. Our CERTIFIED knowledgeable & well trained staff will be there for all of our customer's service needs. Stop by or contact us today!

Contact Us

Phone: (713) 473-5543
Fax: (713) 473-1441
Address: 202 Pasadena Blvd.
Pasadena, TX 77506
202 Pasadena Blvd.
Pasadena, TX 77506
(713) 473-5543
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