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How much does Strut Assembly Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Car Labor Cost Parts Cost Estimate Average Dealer Price Savings
2011 Buick LaCrosse $266.00 $259.16 $525 $667.66 21%
2009 Nissan Titan $112.00 $201.24 $313 $373.24 16%
2010 Saturn Sky $182.00 $321.56 $504 $601.06 16%
2006 Kia Sorento $392.00 $227.96 $620 $829.96 25%
2007 Honda Civic $266.00 $264.00 $530 $672.50 21%
2008 Cadillac XLR $154.00 $470.66 $625 $707.16 11%
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 $378.00 $225.56 $604 $806.06 25%
2013 Cadillac Escalade ESV $182.00 $460.76 $643 $740.26 13%
2013 Porsche Cayenne $280.00 $1114.04 $1394 $1544.04 9%
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Strut Assembly Replacement Service

What is the Strut Assembly all about?

The strut assembly, an essential part of your car's suspension system, is attached to the front wheels and is used to absorb road shock, providing a smooth ride. Most cars made after 1995 have shock absorbers in the rear and strut assemblies in the front suspension. Older cars may have shock absorbers at all four wheels. Faulty or damaged struts affect the ride comfort as well as the braking effectiveness.

The strut assembly, located in the front or rear of the car, is basically a shock absorber with a spring coil for additional support. The front wheels have the extra weight of the engine and need extra support to absorb shock from the road. The shock absorber has a piston and a cylinder that contains a gas or liquid substance. The spring is attached to the piston. When you drive over a bump, the piston inside the cylinder moves up and down against the gas/fluid and the spring, absorbing the shock from the bump.

The strut assembly takes a beating over time, especially on bumpy roads. It will eventually start leaking the gas/liquid, leaving you with an unstable or rugged ride. With worn out struts, it is possible that the tires could lose contact with the road and/or the tires will wear out prematurely.

Keep in mind:

  • Struts are replaced in pairs (front or rear).
  • You may need to take the car to a shop for wheel alignment after this service. A mobile mechanic does not have the machine to align the wheels.

How it's done:

  • Verify that the struts are bad.
  • Remove and replace the struts.
  • Inspect the suspension system for any worn or damaged parts.

Our recommendation:

You can easily find out if you need new struts by doing a bounce test. Go to the front corner of your car and push down on the front of the car. If your car bounces up and down a few times, it's time to have a mechanic throughly assess the health of the strut assembly as bouncing often indicates a need for replacement.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Strut Assembly?

  • Unstable, bumpy ride.
  • Excessive body roll.
  • Uneven, excessive tire wear.
  • Knocking or other noises when going over bumps.

How important is this service?

The front of your vehicle has a strut assembly to help absorb shock. With so much weight at the front of the car (due to the engine placement), your vehicle needs extra help absorbing the shock and vibrations from the road. The strut assembly is a shock absorber with a spring coil that keeps your engine and cabin from experiencing the full vibrations of the road. When the strut assembly is damaged, it no longer acts as a shock absorber. Without this shock absorber, the ride will become much less smooth and comfortable, and your engine will be subject to potentially damaging amounts of force.

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Recent Strut Assembly Replacement reviews

Peter

39 years of experience
735 reviews
Peter
39 years of experience
Peter was a great . He showed up at 9am sharp and called as he entered our complex. He walked me through the process before he started and afterwards he showed me.all the pictures of the new and old parts. He was super sweet and had a great sense of humor. Plus his accent is awesome! I highly recommend him! 
2010 NISSAN VERSA - STRUT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (FRONT) - AVONDALE, AZ

Jeff

29 years of experience
354 reviews
Jeff
29 years of experience
Jeff showed up on time and was very organized. His truck was clear. And well equipped. Prior to removing and reinstall g the rear seats he made sure he wanted his hands. The rear struts were replaced efficiently and the car rides great.
2000 TOYOTA CAMRY - STRUT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - SACRAMENTO, CA

Chris

7 years of experience
122 reviews
Chris
7 years of experience
Chris was excellent. He arrived on time, explained everything, finished in three hours. His report was detailed and the work was finished completely.
2008 SCION XD - STRUT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (FRONT) - CAVE CREEK, AZ

Joseph

14 years of experience
97 reviews
Joseph
14 years of experience
He is awesome you know He is Joseph Russo...........
2002 INFINITI I35 - STRUT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT (FRONT, REAR) - PARKVILLE, MD

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