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Our expert insights into free suspension check

What is included in a suspension check?

Our free suspension check involves an inspection of all the major components of the system. Our mechanics will then be able to give their opinion on any repairs or parts that may need to be replaced.

How do I know if my suspension needs repairing?

Some common signs that your suspension may need repairing are:

  • Your car has become difficult to handle

  • A rough or bumpy ride

  • Your car is drifting or pulling to one side

  • Car sits low/nose dives

  • Damaged or oily shock absorbers

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Hey Fixter, how long should my car suspension last?

The many different parts of a suspension system make it hard to assign a lifespan. You can expect shock absorbers and other suspension parts to last at least four or five years.

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Upfront, fair pricing, with free collection & return and no hidden costs. Our in-house experts will then choose the ideal garage to work on your car.

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A fully-insured Fixter driver will pick up your car, whenever and wherever works for you. (If you’d prefer to drive your car to the garage yourself, that’s not a problem!).

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Our in-house experts will keep you updated, and your card is only charged once all work has been satisfactorily completed and approved by our team. Your driver will then drop the car back when it’s convenient for you.

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Want to learn more about Fiat free suspension check?

What is included in a suspension check?

Our free suspension check involves an inspection of all the major components of the system. Our mechanics will then be able to give their opinion on any repairs or parts that may need to be replaced.

Fiat

Fiat Automobiles is the largest car manufacturer in Italy, originally established over 100 years ago in July 1899, and is a subsidiary of FCA Italy (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles).

There are around 890k Fiat cars on the road in the UK. Their popularity as a modern car supplier grew through the 1990s and peaked around the current number in the mid-2000s, where it has remained constant over the past 10 years.

As a long established and easily recognised brand, a large part of their success can be put down to their historical models and retro styling.

Attractively priced fun and funky cars

Fiat is renowned for providing unique styling associated with Italian car design, yet without the hefty sports car price tag.

The Fiat 500 is possibly one of the most easily recognised cars in the world and a true piece of iconic car culture. Despite looking virtually the same as it did at its introduction in 1957, the latest model featured over 1,800 updates to its previous version, making sure it stands its ground in a modern car buyer’s market.

Colourful cars for colourful people

When you visit Fiat’s website, you’ll be presented with bright, punchy colours and slogans, suggesting a younger feel and a driving culture based around a carefree life in the now. Riding the on-going success of the 500 and their strength in the city car market, Fiat has added the 500L and 500X to their current range; mini SUV and MPV offerings that build on the styling and popularity of the 500. And why wouldn’t they? It’s a smart way to break into new markets with a trusted and recognisable brand.

What does my car’s suspension do?

Your suspension plays a vital role in steadying your vehicle, smoothing bumps as you drive and making it easier to control. The suspension maximises the friction between the tires and the road surface, to provide stability and ensure easy handling.

How do I know if my suspension needs repairing?

Some common signs that your suspension may need repairing are:

  • Your car has become difficult to handle

  • A rough or bumpy ride

  • Your car is drifting or pulling to one side

  • Car sits low/nose dives

  • Damaged or oily shock absorbers

How long does a car suspension last?

The many different parts of a suspension system make it hard to assign a lifespan. You can expect shock absorbers and other suspension parts to last at least four or five years unless the vehicle has been subjected to extreme use.

What causes a shock absorber to stop working correctly?

A shock absorber will fail to operate correctly if the fluid leaks. This can be due to poor or damaged seals. It will also fail to function properly if it becomes damaged, bent or broken due to continual wear, general use or accident damage.

Smaller internal parts are likely to wear out in time and cause the improper operation of the complete component.

Can I drive with bad suspension?

It’s likely that you’ll realise as soon as there are issues with your suspension. Your car will most likely be very difficult to handle, very bumpy when driving and might even pull to one side when steering. You should avoid driving until you have your suspension inspected and fixed.

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