Q: Suspension system on 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

asked by on

I am trying to find out if my vehicle has shocks, struts, or both.

My car has 95000 miles.

Shocks and struts perform the same job - to control the ride. They just have different designs for different suspension applications. Your vehicle has struts on the front suspension and shock absorbers on the rear suspension. Note that, depending on how your vehicle is equipped, it can also have height adjustable struts and shocks.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Suspension system on 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: What Causes Shock Absorbers Or Struts To Leak Or Otherwise Fail?

Shock absorber/strut life depends on how and where the vehicle is driven. Original equipment shock absorbers/struts are carefully matched to the vehicle springs and bushings to provide the best ride comfort and control. As the ball joints, control arm bushings,...

Q: The emergency brake is not working and multiple brake lights are on

The OBD-II error code P-0501 is a generic code that indicates an issue with the transmission speed sensor. This component is vital in the operation of the ABS and traction control system, which is probably why the light is illuminated....

Q: Horn/Chime will not sound when I activate alarm.

Hi there. Replacement of the struts should have no affect on the horn as there would have been no reason to remove any part of that system. First, does the horn work if you press the horn button? If so,...

Related articles

P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...