1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Suspension Service & Repair

When To Get 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Suspension Service

During the first few years you had your 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon, the ride was probably so smooth that you didn’t even think about it! Lately, though, your ride’s been feeling a little bumpy. Maybe your Vanagon bounces, sways to one side, or makes a weird sound when you drive over a speed bump or turn. The first sign of problems is a good time to bring your 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon in for steering and suspension repairs. 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, struts, bushings, chassis parts, wheel hub bearings, and power steering system parts. We'll get to the root of the problem and, if steering and suspension service is needed, we’ll go over the services you need and how much they will cost before we do any work. If your Volkswagen Vanagon’s suspension or steering system components need to be replaced due to wear and tear, we may also recommend an alignment. Replacing these parts can change the existing ride height and wheel angles.

Volkswagen Vanagon Replacement Shocks & Struts

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon suspension system. They help you stay in control as your car handles bumpy roads and uneven terrain. Struts support the structure of the suspension and shocks keep the car from bouncing too much. These pieces work together to help dampen vibration and hold the car off the ground. However, there’s no set schedule for when you should replace your Vanagon’s shocks and struts since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. Bouncing, side-to-side swaying, or rocking forward and backward could all be signs of worn Volkswagen Vanagon shocks and struts. It’s a good idea to have your 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon’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.

Questions About 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Steering & Suspension

  • Does treadwear and tire pressure impact my Vanagon's steering and suspension? Proper tire care can reduce strain on the suspension system, and also alert you to the need for new 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.
  • Why should my Volkswagen Vanagon 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 right amount of pressure is being applied to all tires and that the tires come into contact with the road in the way Volkswagen intended.
  • When should I have my Volkswagen Vanagon power steering fluid checked? Have your power steering fluid inspected every few months or when you get an oil change. If your Vanagon’s power steering fluid is low, we can fill it per Volkswagen's recommendations to help your suspension perform optimally.

Schedule Suspension Services for Your Volkswagen Vanagon

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon. From shocks to ball joints, your Volkswagen will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.