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(337) 824-5685
1303 N. Cutting Ave. | Jennings, LA
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Jennings Tire Center, Inc. provides Struts Replacement services to Jennings, LA, Welsh, LA, Crowley, LA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |  

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Jennings Tire Center, Inc.

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 Jennings Tire Center, Inc.?

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 Jennings, LA, Welsh, LA, Crowley, LA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Crowley LA | Jennings LA | Welsh LA | and surrounding areas

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Jennings Tire Center, Inc.

Jennings Tire Center, Inc. is a leader in premium tires, wheels, accessories, and auto repair and maintenance services for customers in and around the Jennings area. Quality products and customer service are the foundations of our business. We employ a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger, performance, light truck and SUV tires and aftermarket accessories. Let us customize your ride with custom wheels and accessories. We offer a wide selection of wheels, lift kits, nerf bars, vent visors, toolboxes, and other accessories to compliment your vehicle. Complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush as well as AC repair for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available. Take this opportunity to browse our website or call us at (337) 824-5685 for personalized service.

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Phone: (337) 824-5685
Fax: (337) 824-5690
Address: 1303 N. Cutting Ave.
Jennings, LA 70546

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