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How to Test Your Suspension With the Bounce Test

How to Test Your Suspension With the Bounce Test

Has the handling and comfort of your vehicle felt a bit off lately? If so, you are most likely facing a problem with your suspension system, specifically with your struts and shocks. If you want to be sure before making an appointment with our suspension repair shop in Southampton, PA, you can test it right at home using the bounce test.  What Is The Bounce Test? How To Tell Your Suspension Needs Repair The bounce test is a quick and easy test that does not require additional equipment, tools, or skill, for that matter. Please follow these steps to do the bounce test: Make sure your vehicle is parked on a flat and even surface. Start by heading to one of the corners of your car. (You're going to do one corner at a time) In a swift motion, push down on the corner as hard as possible with your body weight and then lift off it.  Observe how your car responds after step 3. If it jumps once, then the shock has some wear. It will re ... read more

What Tire Is Best | Kinds and Brands For Your Car

What Tire Is Best | Kinds and Brands For Your Car

It may seem like a simple topic, but when the rubber meets the road there’s more to tires than you might think. When it comes to all the different kinds and brands, Frank’s Servicenter can help you make the best decision for your car.    What Car Tires Are Best? Need new tires? Call Frank’s at (215) 355-8877.   There are a lot of cars on the road and whether you’re driving an SUV, compact sedan or sport car, you’ll want to know about these tire tread categories:   Touring: If you’re looking to get from Point ‘A’ to ‘B’ as smoothly as possible this kind of tire is best for you. These treads combine traction and efficiency to keep you cruising around nice and easy in all seasons. All Terrain: SUV and off-road enthusiasts will like these tires that provide the absolute best traction for going wherever life takes you, even in the worst conditions ... read more

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