Hawaiian Tire & Auto Center provides Struts Replacement services to Aiea, HI, Honolulu, HI, Kailua, HI, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |  

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Hawaiian Tire & Auto Center

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 Hawaiian Tire & Auto Center?

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 Aiea, HI, Honolulu, HI, Kailua, HI, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Aiea HI | Honolulu HI | Kailua HI | and surrounding areas

Hawaiian Tire & Auto Center

At Hawaiian Tire & Auto Center, we offer complete automotive care to the Aiea, HI community. Hawaiian Tire & Auto Center showcases an affordable selection of name brand tires, as well as auto repair services for customers located in and around the Aiea, Hawaii area. If you need an alignment in Aiea, brake services, an oil change, or preventative maintenance, bring your car into us today. Our experienced technicians will do whatever we can to get you in, out, and back on the road again fast. Hawaiian Tire & Auto Center also specializes in offering the best in passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Have questions about our services? Need to schedule an appointment? Contact us today for tires in Aiea, as well as automotive repairs and service. 

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Phone: (808) 487-6616
Fax: (808) 487-3727
Address: 98-025 Hekaha St. Bldg 2 Unit 9
Aiea, HI 96701

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(808) 487-6616
98-025 Hekaha St.
Bldg 2 Unit 9
Aiea, HI
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