Shocks & Struts

Shocks and struts work similarly to absorb bounce created by treacherous road conditions and potholes. They are mounted differently, but both are essential for a smooth ride.


Your vehicle needs shock absorbers to keep the tires on the road and prevent bounce from affecting other suspension components. Shocks create resistance to steady springs and other components to prevent swaying while you’re driving.

Get your shocks replaced if you notice:

Waiting to replace shocks puts stress on tires, steering, and suspension.


While shocks absorb impact, struts support the overall operation of a vehicle’s suspension system. They work in conjunction with the steering system and includes coil springs, spring seats, strut bearings, and shocks. It’s another stabilizing force so you can drive safely and ride smoothly.

Check for symptoms of worn struts like:


For all shocks and struts-related questions contact Bauer Built online or visit one of our locations throughout the Midwest.

Bring your vehicle into Bauer Built’s retail service centers, and you’ll receive top-rated shocks and struts repair service that will prevent further damage.


Click the links below for contact and service information for individual Bauer Built locations throughout the Midwest.