When you first bought your 2002 Saturn SL2, you probably enjoyed a smooth and steady ride. But these days, things are starting to feel a bit rough. Perhaps your SL2 feels bouncy, sways to one side, or makes an unusual noise when going over a speed bump. The first sign of trouble is the best time to bring your 2002 Saturn SL2 in for steering and suspension services. We can pinpoint the source of the trouble.
We'll start by inspecting the suspension system to diagnose your vehicle. We’ll check the front and rear suspension, shock absorbers, damper springs, CV joints and axles, bushings, struts, chassis parts, axle bearings, and power steering components. We’ll get to the root of the issue and, if your SL2 suspension system needs repair, we’ll go over the services you need and how much they will cost before we do any work. If your SL2 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.
Struts and shocks are a vital part of your 2002 Saturn SL2’s suspension. 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 pieces work together to help dampen vibration and hold the car off the ground. But there’s no set schedule for getting your 2002 Saturn SL2’s shocks and struts replaced since many factors affect how fast and severely they wear. Bouncing, side-to-side swaying, or rocking back and forth could all be indicators of worn Saturn SL2 shocks and struts. One of your best bets is to have your 2002 Saturn SL2 suspension shocks and struts routinely inspected by an ASE-certified technician. Save yourself the shock of steering and suspension problems by scheduling an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.
When your 2002 SL2’s steering and suspension gives you grief, turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care. From CV joints to coil springs, your Saturn will be in expert hands. Schedule an appointment today.