Suspension Service & Repair for 2001 Acura RL

2001 Acura RL Maintenance Schedule

When should you have your 2001 Acura RL suspension system inspected or repaired?

Is It Time For 2001 Acura RL Suspension Service?

When you first drove your 2001 Acura RL, you and your passengers probably enjoyed a ride that was smooth and balanced. Lately, though, your ride’s been feeling a little bumpy. Perhaps your RL feels bouncy, leans to one side, or makes noise whenever you turn or drive over a speed bump. The first sign of trouble is the best time to bring your 2001 Acura RL in for suspension and steering service. We'll figure out what needs to be taken care of, if anything.

We'll start by inspecting the suspension system to diagnose your vehicle. We’ll check the front and rear suspension, shock absorbers, coil springs, CV joints and axles, bushings, struts, chassis, axle bearings, and the power steering system. We’ll get to the source of your car problems and, if your RL suspension system needs repair, we’ll go over the services you need and how much they will cost before we do any work. If your RL steering or suspension system requires replacement parts, we may also recommend an alignment. Replacing these parts can change the existing ride height and wheel angles.

Acura RL Suspension Shocks or Strut Replacement

Struts and shocks are a vital part of your 2001 Acura RL’s suspension. They influence the control and handling of the vehicle, keeping it from bottoming out. While the struts support the structure of the suspension, the shocks keep the car from bouncing too much. These pieces work together to help dampen vibration and hold the car off the ground. But there's no set schedule for 2001 Acura RL shock and strut replacement since many things can influence the wear rate and severity of the wear. Bouncing, swaying, or rocking back and forth could all be signs of worn Acura RL shocks and struts. One of your best bets is to have your 2001 Acura RL suspension shocks and struts regularly checked out by a certified auto technician. Schedule an appointment online and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

2001 RL Steering & Suspension Questions

  • What role do tire pressure and tread depth play in my Acura's suspension? Maintaining your tires can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also let you know when it's time to replace your tires. Uneven tire wear is one sign of steering and suspension system problems, but it can also contribute to more.
  • Are routine tire rotations and wheel alignments important for my Acura RL? Rotation and alignment are all about making small tweaks that have a big impact. Both services help ensure that the correct amount of pressure is applied to each tire and that the tires connect with the road how Acura intended.
  • Does my Acura RL power steering fluid need to be checked? Have your power steering fluid inspected every few months or when you get an oil change. If your power steering fluid needs to be filled, we can fill it per Acura's recommendations to help your suspension perform smoothly.

Schedule Acura RL Suspension Service

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 2001 Acura RL. From shocks to ball joints, your Acura will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.