(718) 729-3500
4115 Northern Blvd
Long Island City, NY 11101
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TM & T Tire provides Struts Replacement services to Long Island City, NY, Queens, NY, Manhattan, NY, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at TM & T Tire

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 TM & T Tire?

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 Long Island City, NY, Queens, NY, Manhattan, NY, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Long Island City NY | Manhattan NY | Queens NY | and surrounding areas

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TM & T Tire in Long Island City, NY

Thank you for visiting TM & T Tire online. We're proud to serve the Long Island City, NY community and surrounding areas like Queens, NY and Manhattan, NY. We have a wide variety of name brand tires for sale and a wide selection of wheels, all at competitive prices. In addition to our tire inventory, we perform small and big auto repair services for our customers. We work with auto glass insurance companies and perform pre-insurance inspections to help drivers get the most out of their claims. Take some time to browse our website now, where you can shop for tires online by size, vehicle, or brand. You can also learn more about our automotive maintenance and repair services. When you're done, reach out to our team for service.

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Phone: (718) 729-3500
Fax: (718) 361-6204
Address: 4115 Northern Blvd
Long Island City, NY 11101
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