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Our expert insights into trailing arm replacement

Our expert insights into trailing arm replacement

What does a trailing arm do?

A trailing arm is part of the suspension for the axle of a vehicle which moves up and down as the vehicle travels over a bumpy surface. It’s job is to act as a pivot point and stop the rear axle or rear spindle from moving forward or rearward during operation of the vehicle.

What are the symptoms of a bad trailing arm?

Below are the top three symptoms that could indicate you need to replace your trailing arm:

  • Clunking noises from the back of your car
  • Vehicle won’t stay in a straight line or sways to one side when driving
  • Your rear tires are wearing unevenly and excessively

What happens when we do a trailing arm replacement on your car?

Our certified mechanics will:

  • Inspect your suspension system, including the trailing arm.
  • If the trailing arm is cracked or damaged they will fit a replacement.
  • They will advise if any related parts need to be replaced.
  • They will check that all parts have been fitted correctly and test drive the car.
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What does a trailing arm do?

A trailing arm is part of the suspension for the axle of a vehicle which moves up and down as the vehicle travels over a bumpy surface. It’s job is to act as a pivot point and stop the rear axle or rear spindle from moving forward or rearward during operation of the vehicle.

What are the symptoms of a bad trailing arm?

Below are the top three symptoms that could indicate you need to replace your trailing arm:

  • Clunking noises from the back of your car
  • Vehicle won’t stay in a straight line or sways to one side when driving
  • Your rear tires are wearing unevenly and excessively

What happens when we do a trailing arm replacement on your car?

Our certified mechanics will:

  • Inspect your suspension system, including the trailing arm.
  • If the trailing arm is cracked or damaged they will fit a replacement.
  • They will advise if any related parts need to be replaced.
  • They will check that all parts have been fitted correctly and test drive the car.
View more symptomsView more symptoms

How much does it cost to fix my car?

Save up to 30% on your trailing arm replacement. See our table above to browse our honest, upfront prices.


Learn more

Daniel, from London

Hey Fixter, what are the signs of a bad trailing arm?
Daniel
Nav

Nav, Fixter in-house mechanic expert

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MILLENNIUM GARAGES

London, UK
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Millennium Garages is based in Southwark, London offering numerous car repair services using state of the art equipment and fully trained staff with o...
HOLOCENE MOTOR GROUP

HOLOCENE MOTOR GROUP

London, UK
stars-5
28 reviews
Holocene Motor Group take care of your car. Located in Camden Road London, we provide a complete vehicle care package including routine servicing, MOT...
BLENHEIM TRANSPORT LTD

BLENHEIM TRANSPORT LTD

LONDON, UK
stars-5
16 reviews
Blenheim Motor’s are a Servicing & Repairs Workshop, Recovery and Class 1, 2 & 4 MOT Testing Station with the 15 years of experience. We have fully eq...
CANNING CAR CARE

CANNING CAR CARE

London, UK
stars-5
22 reviews
At our workshop in Canning Town, you can expect friendly and professional customer service with expert technicians delivering quality vehicle services...
DUNDALK MOTORS

DUNDALK MOTORS

London, UK
stars-5
13 reviews
"Dundalk Motors London is an established MOT centre and car repairs garage with over twenty-eight years of experience. Based in Brockley we’re in a bu...
UNIVERSAL AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERS

UNIVERSAL AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERS

London, UK
stars-5
29 reviews
Universal Automobile Engineers Ltd in Stratford, East London. We are a local, independent garage, serving Stratford and the surrounding area. We are ...

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Any additional work needed will be carried out for free.

Your trailing arm replacement is in safe hands with our top-rated mechanics

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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.

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