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Tire Muffler Alignment provides Struts Replacement services to Rapid City, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Mitchell, SD, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Tire Muffler Alignment

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 Tire Muffler Alignment?

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 Rapid City, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Mitchell, SD, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Mitchell SD | Pierre SD | Rapid City SD | Sioux Falls SD | Yankton SD | and surrounding areas

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About TMA

TMA is the place to go for your family's vehicle needs. TMA is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, auto repair and brake services for customers located across South Dakota. Our goal is to focus on customer service and make sure you understand what needs to be done to get you back on the road safely. TMA employs well-trained technicians specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires, as well as ATV and trailer tires. Create the perfect custom wheel and tire for your vehicle. TMA offers full under-car services, such as oil changes, brake repairs, wheel alignments, custom exhaust and routine maintenance at competitive prices. Take this opportunity to browse the TMA website or contact us for personalized service.

TMA provides quality automotive products and services to customers in Rapid City, SD, Sioux Falls, SD, Mitchell, SD, Yankton, SD, Pierre, SD, and surrounding areas. TMA are the leading sellers for tire brands Kuhmo and GT Radial and offers some great discounts on them. TMA also offers services in Tires, Auto Repairs and Wheels. Give TMA a call to schedule an appointment today!