2011 Element Honda Steering & Suspension Services

When To Get 2011 Honda Element Suspension Service

During the first few years you had your 2011 Honda Element, you and your passengers probably enjoyed a ride that was smooth and balanced. Now, however, things are starting to feel a little rough. Perhaps your Element feels bouncy, pulls to one side, or makes noise whenever you turn or drive over a speed bump. As soon as you notice that something’s “off” with your 2011 Honda Element, bring it 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, shock dampeners, springs, struts, bushings, CV joints and axles, chassis, wheel bearings, and power steering components. We’ll get to the root of the issue and, if your Element suspension system needs repair, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If your Element 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 Honda Element

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 2011 Honda Element suspension system. They influence the control and handling of the vehicle, keeping it from bottoming out. Struts support the structure of the suspension and 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 2011 Honda Element shock and strut replacement since many factors affect how fast and severely they wear. Bouncing, swaying, or rocking forward and backward could all be signs of worn Honda Element shocks and struts. It’s a smart move to get your Element’s shocks and struts regularly checked out by a certified auto technician. Save yourself the shock of steering and suspension problems by scheduling an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

2011 Element Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • Does tire pressure and tread depth impact my Honda's suspension? Maintaining your tires can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also alert you to the need for new tires. A faltering steering and suspension system could lead to uneven tire wear.
  • Why should my Honda Element get regular tire rotations and wheel alignments? Regularly rotate tires and adjust wheel alignment. 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 Honda intended.
  • When does Honda Element 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 Element is low on power steering fluid, we’ll follow Honda service specifications when topping it off to help ensure proper suspension operation.

Schedule Suspension Services for Your Honda Element

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 2011 Honda Element. From shocks to ball joints, your Honda will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.