A bad strut makes noise and causes the vehicle to vibrate when it hits bumps. As the wear progresses, the noise often becomes worse. Replacing the strut helps the vehicle handle normally and quiets the noise. More »

Bad shocks and struts sometimes make noises. When a vehicle's shocks go bad, the noises may be caused by friction or banging from bumps and vibrations. More »

Symptoms for a bad strut, also known as a shock or damper, are oil on the strut, noises from one corner of the car and possible problems with the car handling on bumpy roads. The struts keep the tires on the road, even o... More »

When operating a vehicle, if the vehicle noticeably sways on turns, tilts when accelerating or breaking, bounces or bottoms out during regular use more than usual, or if there is damage to the strut housing or abnormal w... More »

When the shocks or struts need replacing on a car, the car may exhibit excessive bouncing, vehicle sway or even fluid leaking. It is important for your safety and others on the road to identify if your shocks are failing... More »

The common signs of a bad automotive alternator include a weak battery, dimmed headlights, an odd or burning smell and a whining or grinding noise coming from the front of the vehicle. Alternators are electromechanical d... More »

Symptoms of a failing fuel pump include increased fuel consumption, gasoline odor in the vehicle, reduced engine power and acceleration, engine stops running during operation, car is hard to start or won't start, check e... More »