Think there's a problem with your shock absorbers or suspension? Call us for a FREE SUSPENSION CHECK

If you are experiencing any problems or have any concerns with your vehicle's suspension system, our fully trained specialists will be happy to carry out a comprehensive inspection - completely free of charge! Learn more about our car suspension services now.

Is there a problem with my suspension?

Here are some warning signs to look out for if your suspension is in need of repairs:

  • Difficulty steering
  • Bumpy car rides with no obvious cause such as speed bumps or potholes or extended bouncing after hitting these
  • A drifting or pulling to one side when turning corners
  • Uneven wear on tyres
  • One corner of the car sits lower

If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms or have any other concerns with your vehicle suspension system, just phone or call in to your nearest Formula One Autocentre for your free suspension check.

How does car suspension work?

Your vehicle's suspension is comprised of a complex list of components including linkages, dampers, absorbers and springs - all working together to redirect vibrations and absorbing the road impact. Find out more in our comprehensive guide to car suspension. Learn more about what car suspension is from our handy guide.

Looking to buy shock absorbers locally?

Worn shock absorbers not only reduce driver comfort; they can also dramatically affect the driving experience, including handling and safety of your vehicle. Did you know that defective shock absorbers:

  • Reduce braking efficiency
  • Reduce road holding
  • Increase wear on tyres and other mechanical parts of your vehicle

At Formula One Autocentres, we can supply and fit a large range of car shock absorbers & suspension components at all of our centres. Our expert technicians and competitive prices, make us the first choice for all car related issues. Find your nearest Formula One Autocentres suspension specialist and let us provide you with a common obligation quote.

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  • Staff great, very friendly, work completed in half the alloted time, excellent service

    - Peter, Hemel Hempstead - Mar 4, 2024
  • I received excellent customer support as I have mobility issues I could not fault the staff on anything they were professional courteous, polite,understanding, patient and very respectful to me.

    - Albert, Tyldesley - Mar 19, 2024
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