Suspension Service & Repair for 2005 Mazda RX-8

Schedule Mazda RX-8 Suspension Service

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 2005 Mazda RX-8. From shocks to ball joints, your Mazda will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.

2005 Mazda RX-8 Maintenance Schedule

When should you have your 2005 Mazda RX-8 suspension system inspected or repaired?

Does Your 2005 Mazda RX-8 Suspension Need Inspection?

When you first bought your 2005 Mazda RX-8, you and your passengers probably enjoyed a ride that was smooth and balanced. Now, however, things are starting to feel a little rough. Maybe your RX-8 jolts, leans to one side, or makes a weird sound when you drive over a speed bump or turn. The first sign of problems is a good time to bring your 2005 Mazda RX-8 in for steering and suspension services. We'll pinpoint the problem.

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 absorbers, coil springs, CV joints and axles, bushings, struts, chassis, axle bearings, and power steering system parts. We’ll get to the source of your car problems and, if your RX-8 suspension system needs repair, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If parts of your Mazda RX-8 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.

Mazda RX-8 Replacement Shocks & Struts

Your 2005 Mazda RX-8’s suspension system relies on its shocks and struts to function properly. They contribute to your car’s handling, keeping it from bottoming out when the road gets bumpy. Shocks keep the car from bouncing too much and struts support the structure of the suspension. These components work together to reduce vibration and maintain your car’s height. But there's no set schedule for 2005 Mazda RX-8 shock and strut replacement since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. A bouncy ride, side-to-side swaying, or rocking forward and backward could all be signs of worn Mazda RX-8 shocks and struts. It’s a smart move to get your RX-8’s shocks and struts routinely inspected by an ASE-certified technician. So, avoid a bumpy ride. Schedule an appointment for steering and suspension services at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

2005 RX-8 Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • Does treadwear and tire pressure impact my RX-8's steering and suspension? Maintaining your tires can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also help you notice when you need new 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 should my Mazda RX-8 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 your tires come into contact with the road as they should.
  • When should I have my Mazda RX-8 power steering fluid checked? Have your power steering fluid inspected every few months or when you get an oil change. If your RX-8 is low on power steering fluid, we’ll top it off per Mazda's guidelines to help your suspension perform smoothly.