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What is Magnetic Ride Control?

Magnetic Ride Control, trademarked and frequently referred to as MagneRide, is an electronic suspension system developed by Delphi. It was first available on the 2002 Cadillac Seville STS, and soon made its way to other General Motors vehicles, making its mainstream debut on 2015 and newer Chevy and GMC full-size pickups and SUVs. The system…
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The Difference Between Shocks & Struts

While they mostly do the same job and the words are often used interchangeably, shocks and struts refer to two vastly different suspension designs. You cannot use a shock absorber in the place of a strut, and vice versa. This can naturally lead to some confusion when trying to order the correct parts for your…
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How to Replace Your Struts

When it’s time to replace your struts, you have two options: 1. Take your car to the mechanic, and prepare to pay for costly parts and labor.2. Buy the struts, do the work yourself and save a boatload of money. BuyAutoParts.com is a great place for do-it-yourself mechanics to find quality parts at low prices.…
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10 Myths About Shocks and Struts

Do you think you know everything about shocks and struts? If you answer “no,” you’re not alone. These parts rate as some of the most often-misunderstood car components on the market. And it’s not just the average person who doesn’t grasp shocks and struts. There have been many cases where professional mechanics and car repair…
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Ready to DIY? Shocks and Struts Edition

Do-it-yourself projects can save a ton of money. When your hear about those DIY types, you’re probably thinking about home improvement projects – adding insulation to the attic, putting up fencing around the yard, installing a water heater, things like that. Who needs an “expert” handyman when many tasks can be done by you? That…
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Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Strut Assembly Repair

Always replace your entire strut assembly at one time—the suggestion of replacing the individual parts of your strut assembly might be the worst advice we’ve heard in a while. This well-intentioned advice seems to come primarily from those who want to save money now as opposed to later. A simple rule of thumb is that…
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Know when to replace Shocks and Struts, or Ruin Your Car

Although shocks and struts are not the most exciting part of your car, they are an essential part of a system that keeps you and your car safe. Knowing the signs of when to replace shocks and struts can be easy if you know what to look for. Bad shocks are not only bad for…
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Signs You Need New Shocks or Struts

Been experiencing a bouncy ride lately? Chances are, you need new SHOCKS OR STRUTS. It’s an unfortunate truth some of us don’t want to face. We try to reason with ourselves by saying: “We don’t need them yet, they aren’t that important” or “my car still gets me from A to B so I’ll hold…
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