Don't Be Shocked (Shock Absorbers)

January 16, 2022

If you've ever ridden down a rough road on your bicycle, you know how hard a ride it can be. Yet drive down the same road in your car, truck or SUV and it miraculously will smooth out the ride. That's because it is equipped with shock absorbers. They are built to dampen impacts from road irreg... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

January 1, 2022

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Sparta drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers in Sp... More

Follow the Bouncing Vehicle (Bad Struts and Shocks)

November 17, 2019

If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface. But they don't last forever. With care and ... More

Suspension Service in Sparta at Charlie's Fast Lube Sparta

June 25, 2018

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Sparta may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your vehicle up off the road and helps provide a comfy ride around Sparta. Its job is to keep your wheels f... More