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(425) 454-6986
8401 NE 12th St • Medina, WA 98039
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Medina Chevron provides Shocks Replacement services to Medina, WA, Bellevue, WA, Clyde Hill, WA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Shocks Replacement Services at Medina Chevron

Shock absorbers are components in your vehicle’s suspension system that help your tires remain in contact with the surface of the road. They dampen the impact of road force and absorb the rebound of springs and other suspension components. Front and rear shocks are designed to adjust to driving conditions, like bumps, potholes, and sudden maneuvers. They also reduce bounce rate, sway, and brake dive or acceleration squat. Modern day shocks are velocity-sensitive, which means that the faster the springs and other suspension components are moving, the more resistance provided by the shocks. Hydraulic shocks convert kinetic energy from the springs into thermal energy that the hydraulic fluid inside each shock absorbs and dissipates. When the suspension system bounces, hydraulic fluid is forced through holes inside the piston. This slows the compression of the piston, thereby slowing down spring and suspension movement. While hydraulic and gas shocks are the most common types of shocks used on vehicles today, some vehicles also use electronic and air shocks.



Why Should You Have Shocks Replacement Services Performed at Medina Chevron?

Replacing shocks can maximize the performance of your entire suspension system. The components in your suspension system interact and depend on each other. Shock absorbers and brakes work together to help your vehicle stop as soon as possible upon engaging the brake pedal. Worn shocks mean your vehicle is less likely to stop exactly when and where you want. In fact, bad shocks can increase your stopping distance by up to 10 feet. Worn shock absorbers will cause your vehicle to dive when braking. With a set of bad shocks, you may experience problems like bounce, body roll, sway, and other unexpected movements in your suspension system. Healthy shocks improve braking and handling, making your vehicle easier to control. Replacing front and rear shocks as necessary will help promote a safe road for everyone.

We proudly service the Shocks Replacement needs of customers in Medina, WA, Bellevue, WA, Clyde Hill, WA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Bellevue WA | Clyde Hill WA | Medina WA | and surrounding areas

Medina Chevron in Medina, WA

What started as a full-service gas station in 1972 has since grown into Medina's top tire dealer and auto repair shop: Medina Chevron. Built on a strong reputation of honesty and integrity, our family-owned and operated service station prides itself on delivering good service, whether you come to us for the best deal on tires in Medina, or for when you need auto repair close to the nearby communities of Bellevue, Clyde Hill, or other Seattle suburbs. Besides tires and auto repairs, we also perform repairs on boat trailer wheel bearings, wheelbarrow tires, and similar items. Call us today to learn more about our services or to schedule an appointment.

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Phone: (425) 454-6986
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Address: 8401 NE 12th St
Medina, WA 98039
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