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Signs of Worn Shock Absorbers

  Nose Dip Nose-diving and swerving
If the bonnet of your car dips when you brake or slow down, or your vehicle swerves under brakes, you may have a shock absorber problem.
  Trouble stopping Trouble stopping
Worn shock absorbers can add as much as 20% to your stopping distance. That’s the sort of fault that can be fatal and requires immediate attention.
  Trouble stopping Bad vibes
Uncomfortable steering wheel vibration could be shock absorbers.
  Side slide Side slide
If your car veers in side winds, particularly when the wind isn’t so strong, you could have shock absorber problems.
  Shake, rattle and roll Shake, rattle & roll
Notice that your car ‘rock and rolls’ over bumps, railway tracks or uneven surfaces? Not hugging the bends? Time to get those shock absorbers checked then!
  Uneven tyre wear Uneven tyre wear
If your tyres are wearing unevenly, particularly if there are bald patches, odds are it’s your shock absorbers.

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