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REPLACE YOUR SHOCKS OR STRUTS TO STOP UP TO 10 FEET SOONER.
Install four new Monroe® shocks or struts and help improve braking distance by up to 10 feet*

When to Replace Your Shocks Or Struts. Signs That It May Be Time:

Poor steering response, stiffness or noise
when steering

Dented or damaged shock or strut bodies

Excessive “nose dive”
or instability
when braking

Cupped, uneven
tire wear

Fluid leaks from
shock or strut body

Broken, damaged,
corroded or worn
mounts or bushings

Vehicle sways or leans
on turns or when
lane changing

Excessive vehicle bounce

Additional signs your vehicle may need shocks & struts:
  • Visual Signs: If you're wondering when to replace your shocks and struts, take examine your vehicle for signs of problems. If there are noticeable fluid leaks; if the shocks, struts or mounts look dented or damaged; or if your tires show unusual wear patterns, like cupping, it may be time to replace them.
  • Vehicle Handling: It can be hard to tell when to replace your struts, but if you experience a generally bumpy or shaky ride; have poor steering response, stiffness or noise when steering; have instability when braking; or swaying/leaning while turning or changing lanes, it's probably time for new struts and shocks.
  • Mileage: Testing has shown that at around 50,000 miles, original equipment shocks and struts may be worn to the point of needing replacing (depending on vehicle and driving conditions).
If you're not sure when to replace your struts and shocks, stop by Pep Boys.
Our expert technicians can help you determine which service you need and when.
Schedule your vehicle's service online make an appointment
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