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My Car is Bouncing Up and Down, What Does it Mean?

My Car is Bouncing Up and Down, What Does it Mean?

After driving your vehicle for many years, you become in tune with your car. That means that anything unusual feel or function should indicate a problem with the car and acting fast to remedy the issue can prevent serious and costlier repairs. For example, when you notice that your car has an excess bounce, the problem can be attributed to various issues, from the power steering column to worn-out tires. Below, we discuss these causes and how you can troubleshoot the problem. Struts and Shocks Struts and shock absorbers play a key role in stabilizing the car on the road. That's why most technicians usually inspect these components when your car's excessive bouncing is causing handling and control issues. Worn-out struts cause the car to shake and bounce, resulting in a bumpy and low-quality ride, and replacing them asap prevents further damage and safety risks. Suspension A car's suspension system's role is to ensure that the tires are constantly in contact with the ... read more