Top Mechanics For Shock Absorber Replacement & Repairs in Cheshire
Garage in Cheshire, 13 years of experience
Hello, I'm Alan. I am a experienced mobile mechanic and garage owner that serves Liverpool, and surrounding areas. I have years experience in the trade and industry, working on vehicles such as HGV for lead...
JOHN, Wirral • 20th March 2023
BMW 7 Series • Suspension airbag replacement - rear (passenger side)
Mobile mechanic in Cheshire, 16 years of experience
Having 16 years of experience and going in servicing and repairing vehicles to the highest standards and achieving all targets on time leaving all customers satisficed. Specializing on Mercedes brand but not...
Garage in Cheshire, 18 years of experience
For most people, auto maintenance and repair is not fun or convenient. So, we want make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible for you. We genuinely care about your car and your experience, and it sho...
BARRIE, Northwich • 14th January 2023
Mobile mechanic in Cheshire, 30 years of experience
With over 30 years of experience, I work on all makes and models doing anything from diagnostics inspections to services. We aim to provide the best customer service possible, coming out mobile to your home ...
DENISE, Chester • 14th August 2022
Garage in Cheshire, 19 years of experience
At J Delaney Mobile Mechanic we have 19 years experience working on all makes and models we do everything from a diagnostics inspection to clutch jobs mobile.
Garage in Cheshire, 12 years of experience
I started off my career at a local independent garage where I stayed for 5 years. This was a VW, Audi specialist, which really gave me some in-depth knowledge on these vehicles. Following this I then went on...
Garage in Cheshire, 9 years of experience
I have 9 years experience in the auto repair industry which started with my apprenticeship at an independent. Having completed my apprenticeship I then went onto work for a number of other independents befor...
ROBERT, Knutsford • 10th March 2022
Garage in Cheshire, 25 years of experience
AVS are the on-site servicing and repair experts, we are main dealer trained technicians to ensure quality of work , we come to you at home or work, Avs will protect your warranty by using genuine parts and...
CHRIS, Cheshire • 31st January 2022
Garage in Cheshire, 30 years of experience
We are a small family run business established in 1984. Our main aim is to deliver professional services to the highest standards as we pride ourselves on keeping our customers happy and delivering their req...
Garage in Cheshire, 6 years of experience
A1 Auto Repair Centre opened in 2013 and is owned and operated by owner Stephen Swift. The garage operate a 4 ramp workshop along with 1 pit. We have the ability to cater for all makes/models & repairs. We a...
MIKE, CHESHIRE • 5th August 2021
Garage in Cheshire, 45 years of experience
As expectations in the motor industry rise, New Platt Motors, Northwich continues to strive to be the best. As an approved bodyshop and with a reputation spreading across the Northwest of England, New Platt ...
SANDRA, Runcorn • 14th May 2020
Mobile mechanic in Cheshire, 18 years of experience
Garage in Cheshire, 15 years of experience
Chorlton MOT has been operating for 8 years and we recently moved our premises from Trafford to Chorlton. The business operates a 2 bay workshop and we are looking to expand that. We have 3 fully trained mec...
MARK, Cheadle • 9th July 2019
BMW 3 Series • Shock absorbers replacement - rear (pair)
Garage in Cheshire, 20 years of experience
The majority of my experience has come from working for main dealers and learnt many skills through this route. I have worked for Saab, Ford, Citroen, Renault and most recently Vauxhall. I was there for 6 y...
PHIL, Runcorn • 4th October 2016
Ford Fiesta • Shock absorber replacement - rear
Mobile mechanic serving Cheshire, 9 years of experience
I began my career with LandRover where I completed my apprenticeship and was with the company for around 3 years. I moved to BMW/Mini for 5 years before setting up my own mobile mechanic business in 2016 cal...
ROB, NEWTON LE WILLOWS • 24th February 2023
Frequently asked questions about shock absorber replacement & repairs in Cheshire
Read our answers to questions about shock absorber replacement costs, symptoms and more.
What does a shock absorber replacement in Cheshire involve?
- The mechanic will test drive the car to establish the possible cause of the problem.
- The mechanic will inspect the suspension system and shock absorbers in detail.
- If necessary, the mechanic will replace the worn or broken shock absorber.
- The mechanic will advise if other components need to be replaced.
- The mechanic will check the suspension again and test drive the car.
- If necessary, the mechanic will make adjustments.
How do I know if my shock absorbers are worn and need replacing?
- When the car bounces on excessively after driving over a hump or similar.
- When the car feels unstable going through corners or rough services.
- When the impact of navigating over humps is harder than normal.
- When there is a puddle of oil-like fluid underneath the car near a wheel.
- When the tyres lose touch with the ground after a shock absorption.
How long will a shock absorber replacement take in Cheshire?
A front shock absorbers replacement on average takes around 2 hour, but can take anywhere from around 1.5 hours to 3 hours. A rear shock absorbers replacement takes on average 1 hour, but can range from under 1 hour to 2 hours. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.
Are shock absorbers checked during an MOT test?
Yes, shock absorbers along with the entire suspension system is checked during an annual MOT test.
If a shock absorber is found to no longer have adequate damping effect, the bush is excessively worn or is not attached securely then it will be categorised as a major fault, which means your vehicle will fail the MOT.
Is a leaking shock absorber an MOT failure?
A leaking shock absorber is not an MOT failure, but it is something that should be fixed as soon as possible. A leaking shock absorber can cause a rough ride and excessive noise from the suspension. Sometimes, if the leak is very obvious and severe, then there is a chance the vehicle could fail an MOT.
Can Cheshire garages offer home collection and delivery for shock absorber replacement?
Yes, many garages in Cheshire are able to offer collection and delivery for a shock absorber replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a shock absorber replacement in Cheshire.
Can Cheshire mobile mechanics do shock absorber replacement at my home or office?
Yes, Cheshire mobile mechanics can do a shock absorber replacement at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.
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