1989 245 Volvo Steering & Suspension Services

Is It Time For 1989 Volvo 245 Suspension Service?

When you first drove your 1989 Volvo 245, you and your passengers probably enjoyed a ride that was smooth and balanced. Lately, though, your ride’s been feeling a little bumpy. Maybe your 245 jolts, pulls to one side, or makes an unusual noise when going over a speed bump. As soon as you notice that something’s “off” with your 1989 Volvo 245, bring it in for steering and suspension services. We'll pinpoint the problem.

We'll start by inspecting the suspension system to diagnose your vehicle. We will examine the front and rear end suspension, shocks, coil springs, struts, bushings, CV joints and axles, chassis components, wheel hub bearings, and the power steering system. We’ll get to the source of your car problems and, if your car needs steering and suspension repairs, we'll explain all of your options and the potential cost. If your 245 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.

Shock & Strut Replacements for Your Volvo 245

Struts and shocks are a vital part of your 1989 Volvo 245’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 1989 Volvo 245’s shocks and struts replaced since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. Bouncing, swaying, or an unusual rocking sensation can all point to issues with your Volvo 245 shocks and struts. One of your best bets is to have your 1989 Volvo 245 suspension 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.

1989 245 Steering & Suspension Q&A

  • Does tire pressure and tread depth impact my Volvo's suspension? Maintaining your tires can help reduce strain on the suspension, and also alert you to the need for new tires. A faltering steering and suspension system could lead to uneven tire wear.
  • Are routine tire rotations and wheel alignments important for my Volvo 245? 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 Volvo intended.
  • When should I have my Volvo 245 power steering fluid checked? Have your power steering fluid checked when you get an oil change or every few months. If your 245 is low on power steering fluid, we can fill it per Volvo's recommendations to help your suspension perform smoothly.

Schedule Volvo 245 Steering & Suspension Services

Turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of steering or suspension problems with your 1989 Volvo 245. From shocks to ball joints, your Volvo will be in good hands. Schedule an appointment today.