Suspension Service & Repair for 2013 Scion iQ

Schedule Scion iQ Suspension Service

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 2013 Scion iQ. From shocks to ball joints, your Scion will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.

Is It Time For 2013 Scion iQ Suspension Service?

When you first bought your 2013 Scion iQ, you probably enjoyed a smooth and steady ride. Now, however, things are starting to feel a little rough. Perhaps your iQ feels bouncy, 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 2013 Scion iQ in for suspension and steering service. We'll figure out what needs to be taken care of, if anything.

We'll start by inspecting the suspension system to diagnose your vehicle. We’ll check the front and rear suspension, shocks, coil springs, CV joints and axles, struts, bushings, chassis components, wheel bearings, and power steering components. We'll get to the root of the problem and, if steering and suspension service is needed, 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 Scion iQ’s suspension or steering system components need to be replaced due to wear and tear, 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 Scion iQ

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 2013 Scion iQ suspension system. They influence the control and handling of the vehicle, keeping it from bottoming out. 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 Scion up off the ground. But there's no set schedule for 2013 Scion iQ shock and strut replacement since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. A bouncy ride, swaying, or rocking forward and backward can all point to issues with your Scion iQ shocks and struts. It’s a good idea to have your 2013 Scion iQ’s shocks and struts regularly checked out by a certified auto technician. Schedule an appointment online and visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

2013 iQ Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • What role do tire pressure and tread depth play in my Scion's suspension? Proper tire care can reduce strain on the suspension system, 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 Scion iQ? 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 your tires come into contact with the road as they should.
  • When should I have my Scion iQ power steering fluid checked? Have your power steering fluid checked when you get an oil change or every few months. If your iQ is low on power steering fluid, we’ll top it off per Scion's guidelines to help ensure proper suspension operation.
  • Why is my Scion iQ bouncing excessively? If it feels like you’re on a trampoline every time your iQ goes over a bump or dip, you may have a problem with your struts or shocks. Faulty shocks and struts can’t properly absorb road bumps, leading to a bouncy ride.
  • Why does my iQ tilt forward when I hit the brakes? The forward dip in the front end of your iQ when you brake is caused by the weight and momentum transferring to the front wheels. If your suspension system is in bad shape, it can fail to distribute this force, leading your front end to dip further downward.
  • How do I know if I have worn Scion iQ shocks? If your iQ shock absorbers are worn out, they won’t be able to properly dampen road bumps. You might experience a bouncy or unstable ride, especially over bumps or rough roads. Your iQ might also feel like it sways or rolls as you turn.
  • Who repairs iQ suspension systems? When you need your iQ suspension system serviced, head to your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. We inspect, maintain, and repair iQ suspensions. Schedule your appointment today!