Suspension Service & Repair for 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEC

Does Your 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEC Suspension Need Inspection?

When you first bought your 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEC, you probably enjoyed a smooth and steady ride. Lately, though, your ride’s been feeling a little bumpy. Maybe your 380SEC jolts, sways 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 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEC, bring it in for steering and suspension services. We'll figure out what needs to be taken care of, if anything.

The technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care will start with a suspension inspection to diagnose your vehicle. We will examine the front and rear end suspension, shock dampeners, coil springs, CV joints and axles, struts, bushings, chassis, wheel hub bearings, and power steering components. We’ll get to the root of the issue and, if your 380SEC suspension system needs repair, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If your Mercedes-Benz 380SEC’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.

Mercedes-Benz 380SEC Replacement Shocks & Struts

Struts and shocks are a vital part of your 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEC’s suspension. 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. But there’s no set schedule for getting your 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEC’s shocks and struts replaced since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. Bouncing, swaying, or rocking back and forth can all point to issues with your Mercedes-Benz 380SEC shocks and struts. One of your best bets is to have your 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEC suspension shocks and struts regularly checked out by a certified auto technician. So, avoid a bumpy ride. Schedule an appointment for steering and suspension services at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Questions About 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEC Steering & Suspension

  • What role do tire pressure and tread depth play in my Mercedes-Benz'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 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 Mercedes-Benz 380SEC? Rotation and alignment are all about making small tweaks that have a big 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 Mercedes-Benz intended.
  • When should I have my Mercedes-Benz 380SEC power steering fluid checked? Get your power steering fluid check out when you get an oil change or every couple of months. If your power steering fluid needs to be filled, we can fill it per Mercedes-Benz's recommendations to help your suspension perform optimally.

Schedule Mercedes-Benz 380SEC Suspension Service

When your 1983 380SEC’s steering and suspension gives you grief, turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care. From CV joints to coil springs, your Mercedes-Benz will be in expert hands. Schedule an appointment today.