1990 Oldsmobile Silhouette Suspension Service & Repair

Recommended Maintenance Schedule for 1990 Oldsmobile Silhouette

When should you have your 1990 Oldsmobile Silhouette suspension system inspected or repaired?

Is It Time For 1990 Oldsmobile Silhouette Suspension Service?

When you first drove your 1990 Oldsmobile Silhouette, you probably enjoyed a smooth and steady ride. But these days, things are starting to feel a bit rough. Maybe your Silhouette jolts, leans to one side, or makes noise whenever you turn or drive over a speed bump. The first sign of trouble is the best time to bring your 1990 Oldsmobile Silhouette in for steering and suspension repairs. We can pinpoint the source of the trouble.

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 absorbers, coil springs, struts, bushings, CV joints and axles, chassis parts, wheel hub bearings, and the power steering system. We’ll get to the root of the issue and, if steering and suspension service is needed, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If your Silhouette 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 Oldsmobile Silhouette

Struts and shocks are a vital part of your 1990 Oldsmobile Silhouette’s suspension. They help you stay in control as your car handles bumpy roads and uneven terrain. Shocks keep the car from bouncing too much and struts support the structure of the suspension. These components work together to limit vibration and keep your Oldsmobile up off the ground. But there's no set schedule for 1990 Oldsmobile Silhouette shock and strut replacement since many things can influence the wear rate and severity of the wear. A bouncy ride, swaying from side to side, or rocking forward and backward could all be signs of worn Oldsmobile Silhouette shocks and struts. It’s a smart move to get your Silhouette’s shocks and struts regularly inspected by a trusted technician. So, avoid a bumpy ride. Schedule an appointment for steering and suspension services at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

1990 Silhouette Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • What role do tire pressure and tread depth play in my Oldsmobile's suspension? Keeping your tires properly inflated can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also help you notice when you need new tires. Uneven tire wear is one sign of steering and suspension system problems, but it can also contribute to more.
  • Why bother with routine wheel alignments and tire rotations for my Oldsmobile Silhouette? Rotation and alignment are all about making small tweaks that have a big impact. Such services help ensure that the right amount of pressure is being applied to your tires and that your tires come into contact with the road as they should.
  • When does Oldsmobile Silhouette 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 Silhouette is low on power steering fluid, we’ll follow Oldsmobile service specifications when topping it off to help your suspension perform smoothly.

Schedule Suspension Services for Your Oldsmobile Silhouette

When your 1990 Silhouette’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.