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(337) 585-6050
17380 Hwy 190 • Port Barre, LA 70577
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Target Tire provides Shocks Replacement services to Port Barre, LA, Opelousas, LA, Krotz Springs, LA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 120 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Shocks Replacement Services at Target Tire

Shock absorbers are components in your vehicle’s suspension system that help your tires remain in contact with the surface of the road. They dampen the impact of road force and absorb the rebound of springs and other suspension components. Front and rear shocks are designed to adjust to driving conditions, like bumps, potholes, and sudden maneuvers. They also reduce bounce rate, sway, and brake dive or acceleration squat. Modern day shocks are velocity-sensitive, which means that the faster the springs and other suspension components are moving, the more resistance provided by the shocks. Hydraulic shocks convert kinetic energy from the springs into thermal energy that the hydraulic fluid inside each shock absorbs and dissipates. When the suspension system bounces, hydraulic fluid is forced through holes inside the piston. This slows the compression of the piston, thereby slowing down spring and suspension movement. While hydraulic and gas shocks are the most common types of shocks used on vehicles today, some vehicles also use electronic and air shocks.



Why Should You Have Shocks Replacement Services Performed at Target Tire?

Replacing shocks can maximize the performance of your entire suspension system. The components in your suspension system interact and depend on each other. Shock absorbers and brakes work together to help your vehicle stop as soon as possible upon engaging the brake pedal. Worn shocks mean your vehicle is less likely to stop exactly when and where you want. In fact, bad shocks can increase your stopping distance by up to 10 feet. Worn shock absorbers will cause your vehicle to dive when braking. With a set of bad shocks, you may experience problems like bounce, body roll, sway, and other unexpected movements in your suspension system. Healthy shocks improve braking and handling, making your vehicle easier to control. Replacing front and rear shocks as necessary will help promote a safe road for everyone.

We proudly service the Shocks Replacement needs of customers in Port Barre, LA, Opelousas, LA, Krotz Springs, LA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Krotz Springs LA | Opelousas LA | Port Barre LA | and surrounding areas

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Target Tire in Port Barre, LA

Target Tire is a pillar of the community. Target Tire is a leader in offering name brand tires, wheels, and auto repair services for customers in Port Barre, LA, Opelousas, LA, Krotz Springs, LA, Grand Coteau, LA, and surrounding areas. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. Target Tire employs a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance, light truck, or SUV tires. Take this opportunity to browse our website or call us for personalized service.

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Phone: (337) 585-6050
Fax: (337) 585-0141
Address: 17380 Hwy 190
Port Barre, LA 70577
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