Russ' Northside Service
305 North Gilbert, IOWA CITY, IA 52245 319.351.1909

Suspension


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Let's talk about your suspension – you know, the system that connects your wheels to your vehicle, controls your handling and delivers a good ride as you cruise around IOWA CITY IA. Your suspension is critical for proper steering, stopping and stability.

Hey, it's a rough world out there in IA – every time you hit a pothole, a bump or an object in the road, your suspension system has to absorb the impact and maintain control.

As you can imagine, your suspension has a lot of joints and pivot points that allow your wheels to move up and down over bumps and to turn as you steer. These parts include ball joints, tie rod ends, the pitman, idler arms and the control arm bushing. They simply wear out over time.

When a joint or other part is worn the suspension parts don't fit together as tightly as they should. Handling and steering has a loose feel and you may hear strange noises. Your tires will wear unevenly because they're bouncing down the IOWA CITY IA road a little off kilter.

A loose joint has the effect of stressing other suspension components so they wear out faster than they should. Sometimes a suspension part can be bent from hitting a rock or curb or by slamming into a big pothole.

When your IOWA CITY IA service advisor at Russ' Northside Service inspects your vehicle, he'll look for signs of suspension problems: things like uneven tire wear, excessive play in suspension components and other visible damage. He can replace the worn or damaged parts and restore safe handling.

It's a great idea to take care of these problems right away before they become more expensive to repair. And nobody in IOWA CITY likes to see a tire that should last for several years get worn out in a matter of months because of a bad suspension part.

Let us help you keep your vehicle operating safely. And saving some money on repairs and tire replacement is a good thing too.

At Russ' Northside Service in IOWA CITY IA, 52245 we install quality NAPA replacement parts. You can reach us locally at 319.351.1909.

It's easy to take your suspension system for granted, but normal wear and tear can affect your handling and safety. A worn suspension part starts a chain reaction that stresses other parts and causes them – and your tires – to wear prematurely. Let us help you take care of your suspension. At Russ' Northside Service in IOWA CITY we install quality NAPA replacement parts. Give us a call at 319.351.1909 and let us help keep you safely and economically on the road.