1996 Civic del Sol Honda Steering & Suspension Services

Recommended Maintenance Schedule for 1996 Honda Civic del Sol

When does Honda recommend steering and suspension service for 1996 Honda Civic del Sols?

When To Get 1996 Honda Civic del Sol Suspension Service

When you first drove your 1996 Honda Civic del Sol, 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 Civic del Sol feels bouncy, sways 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 1996 Honda Civic del Sol in for steering and suspension services. We can pinpoint the source of the trouble.

The expert technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care will begin with an inspection to find out what's really going on. We will examine the front and rear end suspension, shock absorbers, coil springs, CV joints and axles, struts, bushings, chassis components, wheel bearings, and power steering system parts. We’ll get to the root of the issue and, if steering and suspension service is needed, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If your Honda Civic del Sol’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.

Honda Civic del Sol Suspension Shocks or Strut Replacement

Struts and shocks are a vital part of your 1996 Honda Civic del Sol’s suspension. They contribute to your car’s handling, keeping it from bottoming out when the road gets bumpy. Struts support the structure of the suspension and shocks keep the car from bouncing too much. These components work together to limit vibration and keep your Honda up off the ground. However, there’s no set schedule for when you should replace your Civic del Sol’s shocks and struts since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. A bouncy ride, side-to-side swaying, or rocking back and forth could all be indicators of worn Honda Civic del Sol shocks and struts. One of your best bets is to have your 1996 Honda Civic del Sol 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 Civic del Sol Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • What role do tire pressure and tread depth play in my Honda'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 faltering steering and suspension system could lead to uneven tire wear.
  • Why bother with routine wheel alignments and tire rotations for my Honda Civic del Sol? Rotation and alignment are all about making small tweaks that have a big impact. Such services help ensure that the right amount of pressure is being applied to your tires and that the tires come into contact with the road in the way Honda intended.
  • When does Honda Civic del Sol 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 Civic del Sol’s power steering fluid is low, we’ll top it off per Honda's guidelines to help your suspension perform optimally.

Schedule Suspension Services for Your Honda Civic del Sol

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 1996 Honda Civic del Sol. From shocks to ball joints, your Honda will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.