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(239) 995-8473
300 Pondella Road
N. Fort Myers, FL 33903
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Micky Franklin's Tires Wheels & Auto repair provides Struts Replacement services to Fort Myers, FL, Cape Coral, FL, Estero, FL, and other surrounding areas.

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The Basics Behind Struts Replacement Services at Micky Franklin's Tires Wheels & Auto repair

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 Micky Franklin's Tires Wheels & Auto repair?

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 Fort Myers, FL, Cape Coral, FL, Estero, FL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Cape Coral FL | Estero FL | Fort Myers FL | N. Fort Myers FL | and surrounding areas

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Micky Franklin's Tires Wheels & Auto Repair in Fort Myers, FL

Micky Franklin's Tires Wheels & Auto Repair is your source for tires, wheels, truck accessories, and auto repair services. Micky Franklin's Tires Wheels & Auto Repair offers a huge selection of name brand tires, wheels (including custom rims by top brands), lift kits, and truck accessories for customers in Fort Myers, FL, Cape Coral, FL, Estero, FL, and surrounding areas. We're a certified Jasper Transmission repair shop and also take care of our fleet customers with a suite of fleet services. Micky Franklin's Tires Wheels & Auto Repair is here to serve you and take your ride to the next level. Call us today to schedule an appointment or visit our shop!

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Phone: (239) 995-8473
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Address: 300 Pondella Road
N. Fort Myers, FL 33903
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