The Volvo brand has continued to gain traction in the automobile industry by creating stylist, reliable, high-performance vehicles. For Volvos to maintain their integrity, owner’s should ensure their car gets proper routine maintenance. Without it, wear and tear can affect your drive.
Volvo drivers may have problems with failure of the front struts of their car. The front strut is located at the top of the shocks or springs that connect the air suspension system to the wheels. This strut of your Volvo primarily functions as a brace to hold your vehicle’s weight as you drive. It also helps to reduce the impact of road bumps and potholes in the cabin, thereby ensuring a smooth ride. When the front struts fail, you and your passengers will feel the effects of road imperfections as you drive.
Apart from reduced overall performance and uncomfortable driving experience, a failing front strut can endanger your life. Failure of the front struts will also have adverse effects on the suspension, and strain the transmission thereby causing you to spend more money on repairs.
Like every other mechanical and electrical part of your Volvo, the front struts are susceptible to wear and tear. They need to be checked frequently and replaced when necessary. Natural breakdown of your car’s parts is not the only factor responsible for the failure of the front struts of your Volvo. Other causes include:
If the front struts of your Volvo start failing, you’ll notice some obvious warning signs:
If you experience issues with the front struts of your Volvo, and you live in or around Phoenix, AZ, Tanner motors is the perfect solution for you. At Tanner Motors, we are intentional about maintaining the reliability and performance of Volvos and other European vehicles, including BMW, Mini, Mercedes Benz, and Audi.
All our mechanics are factory trained and employ the latest tools in diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining your car. We have been in the business of providing premium repair services since 1945, so you can trust us with your vehicle. Our customer service is attentive to your needs and will listen to all your automotive concerns to find the right solutions for your car’s problems. Contact us today or visit our shop to book an appointment with our specialists!
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