1996 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban Suspension Service & Repair

Recommended Maintenance Schedule for 1996 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban

When should you have your 1996 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban suspension system inspected or repaired?

Is It Time For 1996 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban Suspension Service?

During the first few years you had your 1996 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban, the ride was probably so smooth that you didn’t even think about it! Now, however, things are starting to feel a little rough. Maybe your C2500 Suburban jolts, sways to one side, or makes an unusual noise when going over a speed bump. As soon as you notice that something’s “off” with your 1996 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban, bring it in for steering and suspension repairs. We can pinpoint the source of the trouble.

We'll start by inspecting the suspension system to diagnose your vehicle. We’ll take a look at the front and rear end suspension, shock absorbers, springs, CV joints and axles, struts, bushings, chassis components, axle bearings, and power steering system parts. We'll get to the root of the problem and, if steering and suspension service is needed, we’ll go over the services you need and how much they will cost before we do any work. If your C2500 Suburban steering or suspension system requires replacement parts, we may also suggest a wheel alignment because installing new steering and suspension components may alter wheel angles and ride height.

Shock & Strut Replacements for Your Chevrolet C2500 Suburban

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 1996 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban suspension system. They help you stay in control as your car handles bumpy roads and uneven terrain. Struts support the structure of the suspension and 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 1996 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban shock and strut replacement since many things can influence the wear rate and severity of the wear. A bouncy ride, swaying, or rocking back and forth could all be indicators of worn Chevrolet C2500 Suburban shocks and struts. One of your best bets is to have your 1996 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban suspension shocks and struts regularly inspected by a trusted technician. Save yourself the shock of steering and suspension problems by scheduling an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

1996 C2500 Suburban Steering & Suspension Questions

  • Does treadwear and tire pressure impact my C2500 Suburban's steering and suspension? Keeping your tires properly inflated can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also help you notice when you need new tires. Uneven tire wear is one sign of steering and suspension system problems, but it can also contribute to more.
  • Why should my Chevrolet C2500 Suburban get regular tire rotations and wheel alignments? Regularly rotate tires and adjust wheel alignment. Rotations and alignments involve minor tweaks that have a major impact. Both services help ensure that the right amount of pressure is being applied to all tires and that your tires come into contact with the road as they should.
  • When does Chevrolet C2500 Suburban power steering fluid need to be inspected or changed? Get your power steering fluid check out when you get an oil change or every couple of months. If your C2500 Suburban’s power steering fluid is low, we’ll follow Chevrolet service specifications when topping it off to help ensure proper suspension operation.

Schedule Chevrolet C2500 Suburban Steering & Suspension Services

When your 1996 C2500 Suburban’s steering and suspension gives you grief, turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care. From CV joints to coil springs, your Chevrolet will be in expert hands. Schedule an appointment today.