1998 Grand Am Pontiac Steering & Suspension Services

1998 Pontiac Grand Am Maintenance Schedule

Not sure when or if your Pontiac Grand Am’s steering and suspension systems need service?

Does Your 1998 Pontiac Grand Am Suspension Need Inspection?

During the first few years you had your 1998 Pontiac Grand Am, the ride was probably so smooth that you didn’t even think about it! Lately, though, your ride’s been feeling a little bumpy. Perhaps your Grand Am feels bouncy, drifts 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 1998 Pontiac Grand Am in for steering and suspension repairs. We'll pinpoint the problem.

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, shocks, springs, struts, bushings, CV joints and axles, chassis parts, wheel bearings, and power steering system parts. We’ll get to the source of your car problems and, if your Grand Am suspension system needs repair, we’ll explain what your car needs and how much it’ll cost to get it done. We won't begin any work without your permission. If parts of your Pontiac Grand Am 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.

Shock & Strut Replacements for Your Pontiac Grand Am

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 1998 Pontiac Grand Am suspension system. They influence the control and handling of the vehicle, keeping it from bottoming out. Struts support the structure of the suspension and shocks keep the car from bouncing too much. These components work together to limit vibration and keep your Pontiac up off the ground. However, there’s no set schedule for when you should replace your Grand Am’s shocks and struts since many things can influence the wear rate and severity of the wear. A bouncy ride, side-to-side swaying, or an unusual rocking sensation can all point to issues with your Pontiac Grand Am shocks and struts. One of your best bets is to have your 1998 Pontiac Grand Am 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.

Questions About 1998 Pontiac Grand Am Steering & Suspension

  • Does treadwear and tire pressure impact my Grand Am'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. Uneven tire wear is one sign of steering and suspension system problems, but it can also contribute to more.
  • Why should my Pontiac Grand Am 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 the tires connect with the road how Pontiac intended.
  • Does my Pontiac Grand Am power steering fluid need to be checked? Have your power steering fluid checked when you get an oil change or every few months. If your Grand Am is low on power steering fluid, we’ll top it off per Pontiac's guidelines to help your suspension perform smoothly.

Schedule Pontiac Grand Am Suspension Service

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 1998 Pontiac Grand Am. From shocks to ball joints, your Pontiac will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.