818-842-2401
801 S. Victory Blvd. • Burbank, CA 91502
Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm (No work accepted after 5:30 pm)
Sat: 9 am - 1:30 pm (No work accepted after 1:30 pm)
Sun: Closed
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Western Tire of Burbank provides Struts Replacement services to Burbank, CA, Pasadena, CA, Glendale, CA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Western Tire of Burbank

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 Western Tire of Burbank?

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 Burbank, CA, Pasadena, CA, Glendale, CA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Burbank CA | Glendale CA | Pasadena CA | and surrounding areas

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Western Tire of Burbank in Burbank, CA

If you're looking for the best deal on tires in Burbank, look no further than our shop. As a top tire dealer in Burbank, Western Tire of Burbank is a leader in offering name brand tires and tire services. If you need flat tire repairs, rotations, balancing, or TPMS work, bring your vehicle in to us today. Our skilled mechanics can also provide expert wheel alignments, brake repairs, steering and suspension repairs, axle repairs, and more to keep your vehicle running at its best. For custom wheels, there's no better place to go than our shop. We'll match you to the perfect wheels and tires for your vehicle with ease.  We proudly serve the areas of Burbank, CA, Pasadena, CA, and Glendale, CA. Stop in to see us today when you need wheels, tires, or auto repair in Burbank or another nearby community.

801 S. Victory Blvd.,
Burbank, CA 91502
Fax: (818) 848-8486
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