Suspension Service & Repair for 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix

When To Get 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix Suspension Service

During the first few years you had your 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix, you probably enjoyed a smooth and steady ride. Lately, though, your ride’s been feeling a little bumpy. Maybe your Grand Prix jolts, pulls to one side, or makes noise whenever you turn or drive over a speed bump. The first sign of problems is a good time to bring your 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix in for suspension and steering service. We can pinpoint the source of the trouble.

The expert technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care will begin with an inspection to find out what's really going on. We’ll check the front and rear suspension, shocks, springs, CV joints and axles, struts, bushings, chassis components, wheel hub bearings, and the power steering system. We’ll get to the root of the issue and, if your Grand Prix 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 your Pontiac Grand Prix’s suspension or steering system components need to be replaced due to wear and tear, 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 Pontiac Grand Prix

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix suspension system. 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 reduce vibration and maintain your car’s height. But there's no set schedule for 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix shock and strut replacement since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. A bouncy ride, swaying from side to side, or rocking forward and backward could all be indicators of worn Pontiac Grand Prix shocks and struts. It’s a smart move to get your Grand Prix’s shocks and struts routinely inspected by an ASE-certified technician. Schedule an appointment online and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

1986 Grand Prix Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • Does treadwear and tire pressure impact my Grand Prix's steering and suspension? Keeping your tires properly inflated 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.
  • Are routine tire rotations and wheel alignments important for my Pontiac Grand Prix? 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 connect with the road how Pontiac intended.
  • When does Pontiac Grand Prix 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 Grand Prix’s power steering fluid is low, we can fill it per Pontiac's recommendations to help ensure proper suspension operation.

Schedule Pontiac Grand Prix Suspension Service

When your 1986 Grand Prix’s steering and suspension gives you grief, turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care. From CV joints to coil springs, your Pontiac will be in expert hands. Schedule an appointment today.