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Suspension & Steering

Do you suspect a problem with your suspension or steering? Contact your local PTA Garage Services branch to book a free suspension and steering check. Our friendly team of experts will be happy to check your vehicle, discuss any issues and provide you with a comprehensive before any work is started.

Suspension

Your vehicle’s suspension keeps your tyres firmly in contact with the road, assists with braking and handling, making it essential for a safe, smooth drive.

A suspension system is a complex system of components located beneath the car’s body, designed to work together to absorb the impact from minor imperfections in road surfaces and offer you a controlled, comfortable ride.

Suspension systems tend to wear gradually over time, making problems difficult to detect, eventually leading to a negative effect on road handling, tyre wear and braking performance.

Warning signs to look out for include:

Maintaining a healthy suspension system is vital for a safe and comfortable drive so if you notice any of the warning signs, be sure to arrange a free steering and suspension check at your local PTA Garage Service branch.

Steering

When it comes to safe driving, steering is vital. If you notice any problems, no matter how minor, you should get your vehicle checked as soon as possible.

Steering faults cause poor handling, knocking noises and increases the stress and wear on attached parts. This can lead to a shorter vehicle life, less driving satisfaction and unnecessary repair costs.

The two most common types of steering are manual steering racks and power assisted steering racks. Both types are subject to damage and both could fail. In this case they will need to be repaired or replaced.

Here are some examples of steering faults:

If you notice any of these problems or hear any unusual noises, it is important to have your steering and suspension checked by a specialist as soon as possible.

Contact your local PTA Garage Services branch to book your free suspension and steering check, book an appointment or to get a comprehensive quote for all of your suspension and steering needs.