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Pratt's Auto provides Struts Replacement services to Russellville, KY, Clarksville, TN, Bowling Green, KY, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Pratt's Auto

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 Pratt's Auto?

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 Russellville, KY, Clarksville, TN, Bowling Green, KY, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Bowling Green KY | Clarksville TN | Russellville KY | and surrounding areas

Pratt's Auto

Pratt's Auto, located on the 68-80 by-pass in Russellville, KY, has been taking care of customers since 2000. Our goal is to make sure to provide our customers with quality tires and service at an affordable and fair price, all in a clean and family friendly environment. As we want our family to be safe, we want the same for you. We even have free popcorn and Wi-Fi while you wait! We are a proud Member of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce, and the Better Business Bureau. Business hours are Monday thru Friday 7:30am to 5:00pm. Contact us online or call us at 270-726-4866.

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Phone: (270) 726-4866
Fax: (270) 726-4867
Address: 204 South Thurston Drive
Russellville, KY 42276

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