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How much does rear shock absorber cost?

How much does rear shock absorber cost?

A typical rear shock absorber cost in the UK ranges between £158 - £322. The average cost is usually around £240 including parts and labour. Depending on your model and where you live, the price can be higher or lower. See the exact price for your car.

Price estimates last updated 3 months ago

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Average
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Vauxhall Zafira Family
£237£170 - £207£49
Volkswagen Up!
£294£228 - £279£40
Vauxhall Astra-K
£267£200 - £244£46
Audi A4
£367£263 - £322£75
Jaguar X-Type
£346£255 - £312£63
Volkswagen 411
£298£221 - £270£53
Hyundai i40
£292£225 - £275£42
Mercedes Citan
£272£215 - £262£34
BMW X1
£358£252 - £308£78
Citroen C1
£218£158 - £194£42
Vauxhall Zafira Family
£237£170 - £207£49
Volkswagen Up!
£294£228 - £279£40
Vauxhall Astra-K
£267£200 - £244£46
Audi A4
£367£263 - £322£75
Jaguar X-Type
£346£255 - £312£63

Our expert insights into rear shock absorber

Our expert insights into rear shock absorber

What are shock absorbers?

They are responsible for your vehicle’s smooth drive over bumpy or uneven roads and are an essential part of your suspension system.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning shock absorber

If your car is providing uncomfortable ride quality and is bouncing excessively, it could be that your shock absorbers aren’t operating correctly. Also, any puddles of oil-like fluid on the road around your wheels could be escaping from leaking shock absorbers.

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How much does it cost to change my rear shock absorber?

Save up to 30% on your rear shock absorber. See our table above to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your shock absorbers?

  • Our fully qualified and efficient mechanics will replace your shock absorbers, and you’ll be advised of any other connected or associated problems arising from its malfunction.

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What are shock absorbers?

They are responsible for your vehicle’s smooth drive over bumpy or uneven roads and are an essential part of your suspension system.

Symptoms of a malfunctioning shock absorber

If your car is providing uncomfortable ride quality and is bouncing excessively, it could be that your shock absorbers aren’t operating correctly. Also, any puddles of oil-like fluid on the road around your wheels could be escaping from leaking shock absorbers.

View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to change my rear shock absorber?

Save up to 30% on your rear shock absorber. See our table above to browse our honest, upfront prices.

What happens when we replace your shock absorbers?

  • Our fully qualified and efficient mechanics will replace your shock absorbers, and you’ll be advised of any other connected or associated problems arising from its malfunction.

Learn more

Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, how often should shock absorbers need replacing?
Daniel
Nav

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Dundalk Motors

London, UK
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Universal Automobile Engineers

London, UK
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26 reviews
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Your rear shock absorber is in safe hands with our top-rated mechanics

We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Your rear shock absorber is in safe hands with our top-rated mechanics

mechanic

We personally select every local garage based on our unique 25-point criteria, which includes staff qualifications, equipment standards and customer ratings.

Fully qualified mechanics with 10+ years’ experience 👨‍🔧

Your car is in the UK’s safest expert hands.

Manufacturer-equivalent parts only ⚙️

Identical to your manufacturer’s, but much cheaper!

In-house experts approve all work personally 🔍

Every service carried out by our partner garages is fully reviewed.

12-month warranty on parts and labour 🛠

Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Want to learn more about rear shock absorber?

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We cover all makes and models — anywhere in the UK

We cover all makes and models — anywhere in the UK

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