Truck Suspension Repair Services in Charlton, MA

At C. M. T. S. in Charlton, MA, we specialize in heavy-duty suspension repairs to keep your trucks running smoothly on the road.

At C. M. T. S. in Charlton, MA, we specialize in heavy-duty suspension repairs to keep your trucks running smoothly on the road. Read on to find out how to identify suspension failure and what you can do to prevent it.

How Can I Maintain My Truck's Suspension System to Prevent Problems?

Maintaining your truck's suspension system is crucial for preventing costly repairs and ensuring a safe driving experience. Here are some tips to help you keep your suspension in top shape:

Regular Inspections

Routine inspections can help identify any signs of wear or damage. Professionals like our team at C. M. T. S., Charlton, MA, can catch issues early and prevent them from developing into major problems. 

Check Tire Pressure

Proper tire inflation is essential for preserving the performance and longevity of your suspension system. Incorrect tire pressure can lead to uneven wear and put unnecessary stress on the suspension components.

Avoid Overloading

Overloading is a quick way to strain your suspension system and can accelerate wear on crucial components, leading to premature failure and unnecessary downtime.

Good Driving Habits

Avoid hitting potholes, speed bumps, or curbs at high speeds, as these can cause significant stress on your suspension system and result in long-term damage. 

Maintain Proper Alignment

Misaligned wheels can affect the suspension's performance and lead to uneven tire wear. Regular wheel alignments will ensure that your suspension works optimally and prolong its lifespan.

Signs of Suspension Failure

Knowing the signs of suspension failure can help you identify issues early on and seek professional repairs promptly. Look out for the following indicators:

  • Excessive bouncing
  • Uneven tire wear
  • Drifting or pulling to one side while driving
  • Unusual noise and excessive vibrations:
    (Clunking, knocking, or squeaking)
  • Difficulty steering
    (Both stiffness and looseness) 
  • Excessive diving or nose dipping when braking 
  • Fluid leakage around the suspension components 
  • Uneven ride height

Suspension failure can lead to serious issues within your truck and, in some cases, increase the chance of accidents on the road. If you notice any of the above, then it is critical that you bring your vehicle to our team at C. M. T. S., Charlton, MA, immediately.

Customer Reviews

Check out what our customers have to say about our services.

"Had some truck troubles so pulled in off the Pike...They Diagnosed my problem, were kind enough to take the time to get me back on my route. Very knowledgeable and extremely friendly. Thank you guys I'd give them 6 stars if I could!"
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Andrew Lewis

"This is my go to place for repairs. Very hard working talented group here that can fix just about anything. Been dealing with them for many years now and I can always count on excellent and friendly service here. They also do some fantastic historical record keeping to keep you up date with exactly what’s going on with your equipment."
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jbgearhead, Local Guide

"Excellent service and very friendly place to get my RV serviced."
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Choose C. M. T. S. for all your heavy-duty diesel truck repair needs. Contact us today to schedule an appointment at our truck repair shop in Charlton, MA. We look forward to getting your truck moving again!