2001 Miata Mazda Steering & Suspension Services

Schedule Suspension Services for Your Mazda Miata

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 2001 Mazda Miata. From shocks to ball joints, your Mazda will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.

2001 Mazda Miata Maintenance Schedule

When should you have your 2001 Mazda Miata suspension system inspected or repaired?

Does Your 2001 Mazda Miata Suspension Need Inspection?

When you first drove your 2001 Mazda Miata, the ride was probably so smooth that you didn’t even think about it! Now, however, things are starting to feel a little rough. Perhaps your Miata 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 2001 Mazda Miata in for suspension and steering service. 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’ll take a look at the front and rear end suspension, shock dampeners, springs, CV joints and axles, bushings, struts, chassis components, wheel bearings, and power steering system parts. We'll get to the root of the problem and, if your Miata suspension system needs repair, we’ll go over the services you need and how much they will cost before we do any work. If your Mazda Miata’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.

Mazda Miata Replacement Shocks & Struts

Your 2001 Mazda Miata’s suspension system relies on its shocks and struts to function properly. 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. However, there’s no set schedule for when you should replace your Miata’s shocks and struts since many things can influence the wear rate and severity of the wear. A bouncy ride, swaying from side to side, or an unusual rocking sensation could all be indicators of worn Mazda Miata shocks and struts. It’s a good idea to have your 2001 Mazda Miata’s shocks and struts routinely inspected by an ASE-certified technician. Schedule an appointment online and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

2001 Miata Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • Does treadwear and tire pressure impact my Miata's steering and 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 bother with routine wheel alignments and tire rotations for my Mazda Miata? Rotations and alignments involve minor tweaks that have a major impact. 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 Mazda intended.
  • Does my Mazda Miata 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 Miata is low on power steering fluid, we’ll follow Mazda service specifications when topping it off to help your suspension perform smoothly.