The reasons why shops recommend replacing shocks and struts

Many drivers are unsure when shocks and struts should be replaced. Wear on these parts affect everything from tire life to stopping distance, so it is important to replace worn shocks and struts before critical errors occur. This video explains how and why the idea of replacing shocks every 50,000 miles came about, and what to actually look for when deciding to replace shocks and struts. To help decide for yourself, check out our Do I Need New Shocks page.

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