Automotive FAQ

How Much Does A Suspension Repair Cost?

The technicians at A1 Auto 3 Brothers Car Repair are often asked by our customers in the Baltimore area how much a suspension repair can cost. The suspension system in a vehicle is includes ball joints (linkages), shock absorbers and struts, and springs. The role of the suspension is to help the wheels maintain proper contact / friction with various road hindrances. The cost to replace a suspension in Baltimore is generally between $1,000 to $2,200 but can cost more for various luxury cars or specialty vehicles. The final cost of a suspension repair can depend on the type of vehicle, i.e. make and model, year of vehicle, and the total amount of underside rust and wear. When A1 Auto 3 Brothers Car Repair does suspension repair we will usually recommend both left and right sides be replaced at the same time, and contingent on overall wear and tear, both the rear and front suspension systems should be repaired at the same time. This helps avoid new suspension parts increase the stress of older and more worn parts. It should be mentioned that when considering the cost of suspension repair in the Baltimore area that when a suspension repair is completed a wheel-alignment may be necessary and can add about $60 to $120 to the total suspension repair cost.

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