Aug 1, 2019
Shock absorbers are hydraulic oil, pump like devices that help control the impact and rebound movement of a vehicle’s springs and suspension. Shock absorbers smooth out bumps and vibrations, as well as ensuring that the vehicle’s tyres always stay in contact with the road for the safest control and braking response.
Whether your car is parked or in use, the bottom surface of your tyres is the only part of your car that is in contact with the road. If your tyres contact with the ground is broken or reduced, the ability to drive, brake or steer the car will be compromised.
Despite all shock absorbers doing the same job, different vehicle models and suspension designs will need different types of shock absorbers, which means costs will vary. All shock absorbers will fit into one of three, broadly defined types:
Are you in need of new car shock absorbers? Help is at hand! If you enter your reg number with us today, we will gather quotes from local mechanics in your area that can do the work for you! The average cost of shock absorber replacement is around £212!