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12 Great Hill Road, Ansonia, CT 06401
(Located in the Tri-Town Plaza)
(203) 735-7887
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
Enter through Tri-Town Plaza

Welcome to Tire Shak

Since opening its doors back in 1971, Tire Shak has provided both the highest quality tires and automotive repair services to its clientele. Currently located at 12 Great Hill Rd., Ansonia, CT, the Tire Shak also serves customers from neighboring areas including Seymour, Oxford, Derby, Shelton, Woodbridge, and Naugatuck.

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Tire Shak provides Steering and Suspension System services to Ansonia, CT, Seymour, CT, Oxford, CT, and other surrounding areas.
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Description of Steering and Suspension System

The steering and suspension system on your vehicle is responsible for maintaining comfortable riding conditions and driving performance. The steering and suspension system also helps drivers remain in control of their vehicles at all times. The suspension system converts forward energy created by bumps in the road into vertical energy that travels up into the vehicle frame. Suspension system components, like coil springs and shock absorbers, help to dampen the impact of this road force. While the individual components comprising each suspension system may vary, all suspension system components will weaken over time through stress applied during normal driving conditions. Similarly, off-road driving and erratic driving can wear down suspension components more quickly. Regardless of your driving preferences, we have the necessary equipment to identify and correct any issue plaguing your steering and suspension system. Our staff is trained to inspect the steering and suspension components in order to determine whether your service will entail a minor adjustment or a replacement.



Benefits of Steering and Suspension System

Shaky, unsteady, off-center, and stiff steering are all cause for getting a steering system repaired, while excessive bouncing or swaying during bumps and intermittent control while driving and braking are cause for a suspension system inspection. Uneven tire wear is also a potential sign of a suspension problem, though this may also point to alignment issues. Have you hit a pothole recently? Potholes can cause damage to steering and suspension components. Worn suspension components will reduce the stability of the vehicle and the control of the driver. Because suspension system components combine into one working unit, suspension issues that go untreated have the potential to increase the wear on other suspension components, which may result in more extensive repairs down the road. If you experience any of the above symptoms, contact us online or by phone today.

Tire Shak proudly serves the Steering and Suspension System needs of customers in Ansonia, CT, Seymour, CT, Oxford, CT, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Ansonia CT | Oxford CT | Seymour CT | and surrounding areas

Ball Joint Replacement

The suspension system allows your tires to maintain constant contact with the road, especially on uneven surfaces like bumps and potholes. Ball joints...

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes

Inner Tie Rod & Outer Tie Rod Replacement

As an important part of your vehicle’s steering and suspension system, tie rods provide linkage between your vehicle’s steering system and...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

Shocks Replacement

Shock absorbers are components in your vehicle’s suspension system that help your tires remain in constant contact with...

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes

Struts Replacement

While the function of shocks and struts is very similar, the biggest difference is in how they mount to your vehicle. Shocks function...

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes

Suspension Inspection

The primary function of your vehicle’s suspension system is to provide structural support while maintaining comfortable riding conditions...

Approx. Time: 30 Minutes

Sway Bar Link Replacement

Attached to each wheel in your vehicle’s suspension system is a stabilizer bar called the sway bar. The sway bar is charged with...

Approx. Time: 30 Minutes

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Tire Shak

Since opening its doors back in 1971, Tire Shak has provided both the highest quality tires and automotive repair services to its clientele. Currently located at 12 Great Hill Rd., Ansonia, CT, the Tire Shak also proudly serves customers from neighboring areas including Seymour, Oxford, Derby, Shelton, Woodbridge, Naugatuck, and Beacon Falls. The store specializes in tires, brakes, front end work, wheel alignments, oil changes, as well as shocks and struts. The highly trained and courteous staff of mechanics provides a wide range of services such as flat repairs, computer spin balance, and low profile tire installations. Customers can count on only the most durable and reliable products from well-known names MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich® and Uniroyal®.

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Phone: 203-735-7887
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Address: 12 Great Hill Road
Ansonia, CT 06401

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