Suspension Service & Repair for 2006 Chevrolet Colorado

When To Get 2006 Chevrolet Colorado Suspension Service

During the first few years you had your 2006 Chevrolet Colorado, you and your passengers probably enjoyed a ride that was smooth and balanced. Lately, though, your ride’s been feeling a little bumpy. Maybe your Colorado jolts, drifts to one side, or makes an unusual noise when going over a speed bump. The first sign of trouble is the best time to bring your 2006 Chevrolet Colorado in for steering and suspension repairs. We'll pinpoint the problem.

We'll start by inspecting the suspension system to diagnose your vehicle. We will examine the front and rear end suspension, shocks, coil springs, CV joints and axles, struts, bushings, chassis, wheel bearings, and the power steering system. We'll get to the root of the problem and, if your Colorado suspension system needs repair, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If parts of your Chevrolet Colorado suspension or steering system need to be replaced because they're worn or damaged, we may also recommend a wheel alignment since replacing steering and suspension parts can change existing wheel angles and ride height.

Shock & Strut Replacements for Your Chevrolet Colorado

Your 2006 Chevrolet Colorado’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. While the struts support the structure of the suspension, the shocks keep the car from bouncing too much. These components work together to reduce vibration and maintain your car’s height. But there's no set schedule for 2006 Chevrolet Colorado shock and strut replacement since many factors affect how fast and severely they wear. Bouncing, swaying from side to side, or rocking forward and backward could all be signs of worn Chevrolet Colorado shocks and struts. It’s a smart move to get your Colorado’s shocks and struts regularly inspected by a trusted technician. So, avoid a bumpy ride. Schedule an appointment for steering and suspension services at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

2006 Colorado Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • What role do tire pressure and tread depth play in my Chevrolet's suspension? Proper tire care can reduce strain on the suspension system, 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.
  • Are routine tire rotations and wheel alignments important for my Chevrolet Colorado? Alignment and rotation seem like minor services, but they have a major impact on your vehicle. Both services help ensure that the correct amount of pressure is applied to each tire and that the tires come into contact with the road in the way Chevrolet intended.
  • When does Chevrolet Colorado 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 Colorado’s power steering fluid is low, we can fill it per Chevrolet's recommendations to help ensure proper suspension operation.

Schedule Suspension Services for Your Chevrolet Colorado

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 2006 Chevrolet Colorado. From shocks to ball joints, your Chevrolet will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.