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(207) 850-1080 328 Jagger Mill Rd, Sanford, Maine 04073
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Chandler's Automotive and Towing provides Shocks Replacement services to Springvale, ME, Sanford, ME, Alfred, ME, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Shocks Replacement Services at Chandler's Automotive and Towing

Shock absorbers are components in your vehicle’s suspension system that help your tires remain in contact with the surface of the road. They dampen the impact of road force and absorb the rebound of springs and other suspension components. Front and rear shocks are designed to adjust to driving conditions, like bumps, potholes, and sudden maneuvers. They also reduce bounce rate, sway, and brake dive or acceleration squat. Modern day shocks are velocity-sensitive, which means that the faster the springs and other suspension components are moving, the more resistance provided by the shocks. Hydraulic shocks convert kinetic energy from the springs into thermal energy that the hydraulic fluid inside each shock absorbs and dissipates. When the suspension system bounces, hydraulic fluid is forced through holes inside the piston. This slows the compression of the piston, thereby slowing down spring and suspension movement. While hydraulic and gas shocks are the most common types of shocks used on vehicles today, some vehicles also use electronic and air shocks.



Why Should You Have Shocks Replacement Services Performed at Chandler's Automotive and Towing?

Replacing shocks can maximize the performance of your entire suspension system. The components in your suspension system interact and depend on each other. Shock absorbers and brakes work together to help your vehicle stop as soon as possible upon engaging the brake pedal. Worn shocks mean your vehicle is less likely to stop exactly when and where you want. In fact, bad shocks can increase your stopping distance by up to 10 feet. Worn shock absorbers will cause your vehicle to dive when braking. With a set of bad shocks, you may experience problems like bounce, body roll, sway, and other unexpected movements in your suspension system. Healthy shocks improve braking and handling, making your vehicle easier to control. Replacing front and rear shocks as necessary will help promote a safe road for everyone.

We proudly service the Shocks Replacement needs of customers in Springvale, ME, Sanford, ME, Alfred, ME, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Alfred ME | Sanford ME | Springvale ME | and surrounding areas

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Chandler's Automotive and Towing in Sanford, ME

Chandler's Automotive and Towing offers the best deals on name brand tires and rims in the greater Sanford region, plus a full suite of automotive services. For auto repairs in Sanford, there's no better place to take your car, truck, or SUV to get fixed. Our skilled technicians are here to offer service with integrity. Need a tow? We have towing services available 24/7 to help you when you need it most. We'll tow within a 50 mile radius, too. When it comes tires, shop our huge selection online using our tire fitment guide or call us to learn more about our selection. We proudly serve Sanford, Springvale, and Alfred, ME at our shop, which is also an AAA-Approved Repair Facility and official NAPA AutoCare Center.

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Phone: (207) 850-1080
Fax: (207) 850-1087
Address: 328 Jagger Mill Rd
Sanford, ME 04073
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