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(508) 695-9833
71 Washington St. • Plainville, MA 02762
Monday - Friday 7:30AM-5:00PM
Saturday 8:00AM-12:00PM • Sunday Closed
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Route 1 Automotive & Tire provides Shocks Replacement services to Plainville, MA, North Attlebourogh, MA, Wrentham, MA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Shocks Replacement Services at Route 1 Automotive & Tire

Shock absorbers are components in your vehicle’s suspension system that help your tires remain in contact with the surface of the road. They dampen the impact of road force and absorb the rebound of springs and other suspension components. Front and rear shocks are designed to adjust to driving conditions, like bumps, potholes, and sudden maneuvers. They also reduce bounce rate, sway, and brake dive or acceleration squat. Modern day shocks are velocity-sensitive, which means that the faster the springs and other suspension components are moving, the more resistance provided by the shocks. Hydraulic shocks convert kinetic energy from the springs into thermal energy that the hydraulic fluid inside each shock absorbs and dissipates. When the suspension system bounces, hydraulic fluid is forced through holes inside the piston. This slows the compression of the piston, thereby slowing down spring and suspension movement. While hydraulic and gas shocks are the most common types of shocks used on vehicles today, some vehicles also use electronic and air shocks.



Why Should You Have Shocks Replacement Services Performed at Route 1 Automotive & Tire?

Replacing shocks can maximize the performance of your entire suspension system. The components in your suspension system interact and depend on each other. Shock absorbers and brakes work together to help your vehicle stop as soon as possible upon engaging the brake pedal. Worn shocks mean your vehicle is less likely to stop exactly when and where you want. In fact, bad shocks can increase your stopping distance by up to 10 feet. Worn shock absorbers will cause your vehicle to dive when braking. With a set of bad shocks, you may experience problems like bounce, body roll, sway, and other unexpected movements in your suspension system. Healthy shocks improve braking and handling, making your vehicle easier to control. Replacing front and rear shocks as necessary will help promote a safe road for everyone.

We proudly service the Shocks Replacement needs of customers in Plainville, MA, North Attlebourogh, MA, Wrentham, MA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Plainville, MA | North Attlebourogh, MA | Wrentham, MA | and surrounding areas

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Route 1 Automotive & Tire in Plainville, MA

At Route 1 Automotive & Tire, we're not here to just earn your business. We're also here to retain it. We've grown over the years to become a leading auto repair shop in Plainville, MA. Many drivers also come to us for commercial repair, propane refills, and DOT truck inspections. Family owned and operated, our shop has been serving drivers in P-ville and surrounding areas like North Attlebourogh, MA and Wrentham, MA for over 40 years. Whether you're shopping for tires, shopping for used cars, or looking for auto repair services, you can count on our professional, ASA and ASE-certified technicians to treat you and your vehicle right each and every time.

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Phone: (508) 695-9833
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Address: 71 Washington St.
Plainville, MA 02762
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