Suspension Service & Repair for 1987 Buick Electra

Schedule Buick Electra Suspension Service

When your 1987 Electra’s steering and suspension gives you grief, turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care. From CV joints to coil springs, your Buick will be in expert hands. Schedule an appointment today.

When To Get 1987 Buick Electra Suspension Service

When you first drove your 1987 Buick Electra, the ride was probably so smooth that you didn’t even think about it! Lately, though, your ride’s been feeling a little bumpy. Perhaps your Electra feels bouncy, drifts to one side, or makes an unusual noise when going over a speed bump. The first sign of problems is a good time to bring your 1987 Buick Electra in for steering and suspension repairs. We'll pinpoint the problem.

The technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care will start with a suspension inspection to diagnose your vehicle. We will examine the front and rear end suspension, shock dampeners, coil springs, CV joints and axles, struts, bushings, chassis, wheel hub bearings, and the power steering system. We'll get to the root of the problem and, if steering and suspension service is needed, we’ll explain what your car needs and how much it’ll cost to get it done. We won't begin any work without your permission. If your Buick Electra’s suspension or steering system components need to be replaced due to wear and tear, we may also recommend an alignment. Replacing these parts can change the existing ride height and wheel angles.

Buick Electra Suspension Shocks or Strut Replacement

Your 1987 Buick Electra’s suspension system relies on its shocks and struts to function properly. They influence the control and handling of the vehicle, keeping it from bottoming out. Shocks keep the car from bouncing too much and struts support the structure of the suspension. These components work together to reduce vibration and maintain your car’s height. However, there’s no set schedule for when you should replace your Electra’s shocks and struts since many things can influence the wear rate and severity of the wear. A bouncy ride, swaying, or rocking back and forth can all point to issues with your Buick Electra shocks and struts. It’s a smart move to get your Electra’s shocks and struts routinely inspected by an ASE-certified technician. Schedule an appointment online and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

1987 Electra Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • Does tire pressure and tread depth impact my Buick'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. A tire that doesn't have an adequate amount of tread can't grip the road or function as well as the manufacturer intended.
  • Why should my Buick Electra get regular tire rotations and wheel alignments? Regularly rotate tires and adjust wheel alignment. Rotation and alignment are all about making small tweaks that have a big impact. Both services help ensure that the right amount of pressure is being applied to all tires and that the tires connect with the road how Buick intended.
  • Does my Buick Electra 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 Electra is low on power steering fluid, we’ll follow Buick service specifications when topping it off to help your suspension perform optimally.