1985 Custom Cruiser Oldsmobile Steering & Suspension Services

Schedule Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser Steering & Suspension Services

When your 1985 Custom Cruiser’s steering and suspension gives you grief, turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care. From CV joints to coil springs, your Oldsmobile will be in expert hands. Schedule an appointment today.

Is It Time For 1985 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser Suspension Service?

During the first few years you had your 1985 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser, you probably enjoyed a smooth and steady ride. Now, however, things are starting to feel a little rough. Maybe your Custom Cruiser 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 1985 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser in for steering and suspension repairs. 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’ll take a look at the front and rear end suspension, shock dampeners, coil springs, CV joints and axles, bushings, struts, chassis components, wheel hub bearings, and the power steering system. We’ll get to the source of your car problems and, if your car needs steering and suspension repairs, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If your Custom Cruiser steering or suspension system requires replacement parts, we may also recommend a wheel alignment since replacing steering and suspension parts can change existing wheel angles and ride height.

Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser Replacement Shocks & Struts

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 1985 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser suspension system. They help you stay in control as your car handles bumpy roads and uneven terrain. While the struts support the structure of the suspension, the 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 1985 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser shock and strut replacement since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. Bouncing, swaying from side to side, or rocking back and forth could all be signs of worn Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser shocks and struts. One of your best bets is to have your 1985 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 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.

1985 Custom Cruiser Steering & Suspension Questions

  • Does treadwear and tire pressure impact my Custom Cruiser's steering and suspension? Keeping your tires properly inflated can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also alert you to the need for 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.
  • Are routine tire rotations and wheel alignments important for my Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser? Alignment and rotation seem like minor services, but they have a major impact on your vehicle. Both services help ensure that the right amount of pressure is being applied to all tires and that the tires come into contact with the road in the way Oldsmobile intended.
  • When does Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 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 Custom Cruiser’s power steering fluid is low, we’ll follow Oldsmobile service specifications when topping it off to help your suspension perform optimally.
  • Why is my Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser bouncing so much? Damaged struts or shocks can't dampen road bumps properly, causing your vehicle to feel like a trampoline after each dip or bump.
  • Why does my Custom Cruiser's nose dive down when I hit the brakes? The forward momentum and weight transfer to the front wheels during braking can cause your Custom Cruiser's front end to dip forward. A damaged or faulty suspension system may fail to distribute the weight and force effectively, causing the front end to dip even more.
  • How do I know if I have worn Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser shocks? Worn Custom Cruiser shock absorbers can't effectively absorb road impacts. Your Custom Cruiser might feel like it's swaying or rolling when making a turn. You may also feel like your Custom Cruiser shakes or rocks harder than normal when you go over a minor bump.
  • Who does Custom Cruiser suspension repairs? Your nearby Firestone Complete Auto Care offers inspections, maintenance, and repairs for Custom Cruiser suspension systems. Schedule an appointment today!