Chevrolet Tahoe Shock Absorber and Strut Assembly
Care Tips for the Chevrolet Tahoe Shock Absorber and Strut Assembly
The Chevrolet Tahoe has been a regular mainstay in the Bow Tie Inc.'s sports utility vehicle line-up. While it is a tad smaller than the Chevrolet Suburban, it is an equally capable performer and transporter. For its bulk, it can easily be mistaken for a large lumbering SUV that hogs lanes on the freeway. This impression also affects people's perception of the vehicle's suspension system. They think that auto manufacturers are favoring soft bouncy suspension systems instead of stiffer ones that help large vehicles in their cornering abilities. We like to think otherwise. The Tahoe is reliable enough to be a vehicle for families, work, and even cop duties. Regardless of your stand, we can all agree that the Chevrolet Tahoe shock absorber and strut assembly is built tough. A well-kept suspension system can last you for a good number of years. So why skip maintenance if you will benefit from it? Here are some care tips for the Chevrolet Tahoe suspension components.
- Regular suspension check-up is a must.
Depending on the recommended intervals, you should regularly keep your suspension assembly in check. The regular check-up can be done by yourself or with the help of your local mechanic. But before you do any inspection on your components, make sure that you are equipped with the right tools. You will also need a jack or car lift to support your Chevy Tahoe when you disassemble the suspension components.
- Make sure that your Chevy Tahoe is okay with any wheel clearance issues.
Sometimes, suspension issues result from installing wheels and tires that are not properly adjusted to your vehicle. If ever you equipped your Chevy Tahoe with aftermarket wheels and tires that have different specifications, make sure that you have provided the right adjustments to avoid the wheels, tires, and suspension from rubbing with each other.
- Avoid pushing the shocks and strut beyond their capabilities.
Your suspension components are designed to perform functions for an SUV. That means, you should only drive the Tahoe the way an SUV should be driven and used. Avoid overloading it and doing race car stunts with it. You're sure to bust the components.