Suspension & Shock Absorbers

Suspension & Shock Absorbers check & repairs

Spa Garage in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire offers a professional Suspension and Shock Absorbers check and repairs service in Leamington Spa, Cubbington, Radford Semele, Old Milverton and Warwick from our well equipped Leamington Spa garage premises

We at Spa Garage in Leamington Spa aim at providing a fully comprehensive and affordable suspension and Shock Absorber check and repair service.

Suspension & Shock Absorbers

Your car or vehicle suspension system is complex, made up of a series of components engineered to work together to limit the vibrations and undulations that you get in your vehicle from driving on a standard road. The aim of a suspension system is to give a smooth, controlled and comfortable driving experience.

The main component parts of a suspension system is a coil spring and a shock absorber/damper. The spring and the shocks work together to cushion the vehicle by absorbing the impact from potholes and other minor imperfections in the road, ironing these out so you get the smoothest ride possible.

This process keeps your vehicle not only stable on the road but keeps your tyres firmly in contact with the road surface for the maximum amount of time which will also help with braking.

A vehicle with worn shock absorbers can add on up to 2 metres on its braking distance when travelling at 30mph because the tyres have less contact with the road.

Keeping your car or vehicle suspension system in good order is vital if you want to maintain the optimum comfort, stability and handling of your vehicle.

You can contact us by phone or email if you want to book in your car for a suspension check.

Car suspension problems

Car suspension problems often happen gradually over time. Gradual loss of performance in the shocks and springs causes a loss of performance and because this happens over time a driver may not always feel or notice this gradual decrease in suspension performance.

If you suspect you may have a problem with your suspension or would just like it checking contact us at Clinton Garage as soon as you can. Our trained mechanics will look and report to you their findings of any issues found.

Here are some common signs that you may have a problem with your vehicles suspension

Stability is the major thing to look for.

  • Does your vehicle pull to one side when driving & turning?
  • For example if your vehicle dips or nose dives when braking.
  • Does you vehicle have spongey suspension or bounces around for no reason?
  • Do you have difficulty in steering the vehicle?

Other noticeable signs are:

  • Vehicle has oily shock absorbers or fluid leaking from the corners.
  • Vehicle has uneven wear on tyres.
  • Loud banging in the vehicle when driving over uneven ground or potholes.

Our garage's Suspension and Shock Absorbers check and repairs covers


  • Suspension Spring Checks
  • Shock Absorber Checks
  • Suspension Linkages & Component Checks
  • Suspension Spring Replacement
  • Shock Absorber Replacements

Frequently Asked Questions about Suspension and Shock Absorbers
What is the cost of Suspension and Shock Absorbers repairs?

    To be able to give you a quote either give us a call 01926 882522 or complete our enquiry form, either way we will quickly get back to you to give you our competitive quotation.

    We do not use any sales pressure, just best advice and prices.

    In some cases we will not be able to give full and accurate prices without seeing the vehicle first but we can quickly get you booked in on a day to suit and a time if appropriate.

    How to Find Us

    Head for Sydenham Industrial Estate, look out for LED sign on their building then you will see us at 9-11 Longfield Road, Sydenham Industrial Estate, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV31 1XB.

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    About Us

    We are a complete car service and car repair garage.

    Whether your car needs an MOT, car repairs, car servicing, tyre fitting or air con regas, we can do all this at the best value for money.

    We have an unrivalled reputation based on our fully trained mechanics and our service with a smile policy, being committed to first class customer service for our clients.

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