Understanding the Main Components of Your Car's Suspension System

Close-up of a car

It doesn’t matter how much horsepower your vehicle has; if the suspension is shot, you’re not going anywhere. Your vehicle's suspension is responsible for keeping your tires on the road, allowing you to stay in control. Suspension systems are made of numerous components that work together to provide safety and comfort.

The frame supports your vehicle’s body and engine. The shock absorbers are located near the wheels, and are responsible for handling the pressure from bumps in the road. Some vehicles have sophisticated spring systems that allow uneven parts of the road to pass virtually unnoticed by the passengers. Lastly, the tires of your vehicle grip the road with help from the rest of the suspension system.

If you have any questions about your vehicle’s suspension system, contact Michael J’s Body Shop. We provide top-quality collision repair and other body shop services to vehicle owners of San Jose. Find out which auto body repair services we can offer you by calling (408) 279-2070.

Contact Us

Schedule your next service!

If you need to speak to someone immediately: please call 408-279-3222 or 408-279-2070. After hours call 408-410-5590 for assistance.

Value Statements

What makes us different

  • Written lifetime warranty on all collision repairs
  • Extended business hours (including Saturday)
  • Reduced cycle time
  • Cost-effective labor prices
  • Free pick-up assistance
  • Rental car assistance
  • Bilingual capabilities
  • Strong partnership with vendors
  • Ability to e-mail repair estimates
  • Customer satisfaction guaranteed
©2018 All Rights Reserved.