When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

October 16, 2022

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Marion drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers in Ma... More

Bouncy Bouncy ? Are My Shocks Bad?

July 24, 2022

When Marion drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Marion drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shocks and st... More

Follow the Bouncing Vehicle (Bad Struts and Shocks)

August 23, 2020

If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface. But they don't last forever. With care and ... More

Suspension Service at Blair's Ferry Automotive in Marion

June 14, 2020

During an inspection at Blair's Ferry Automotive in Marion, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold the weight of your vehicle. There are s... More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Blair's Ferry Automotive

February 23, 2020

Today we're talking to Marion drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for Iowa folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road so they're very important.Without shocks, your wheels would ... More