Steering and Suspension


Is your steering pulling to one side or do you need to replace a suspension arm because it knocks or rattles?

Medway’s Pentagon Motorist Centre in Chatham is the fitting centre to use. There are many parts that are classified as steering and suspension components. Ball joints, bushes, coil springs, shock absorbers, steering racks, track rod ends, suspension arms, anti roll bar links. These are all the types of parts that our Chatham based garage in Medway can fit.

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Book your car in with us at Medway’s Pentagon Motorist Centre based in central Chatham – Call us on 01634 405757

It may simply be that you feel your tracking requires adjustment or you can hear a knocking or rattle noise and we need to replace a ball joint or a new lower arm. Does your vehicle look like it has been pulled down on one side? Coil springs and anti roll bar links have become a common fault in today’s modern vehicle. At our garage in Medway we replace these components on a regular basis.

Our fitting centre is in the centre of Chatham and is equipped with presses and spring compressors to enable us to carry out the job in hand safely. The next time you feel your car pulls to one side or an annoying rattle or knocking noise is getting to you contact Pentagon Motorist Centre.

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Ball Joints

Does your vehicle have a knocking noise over bumps or a rattle when driving? Is your car creaking when cornering or is there play in a ball joint? has your steering rack boot worn or split?

Bushes

Does your vehicles suspension creak when cornering or can you hear knocking noises when you drive? Does your car rattle over bumps?
There could be play in your vehicle’s suspension bushes that are worn or split?

Coil Spring

Is your vehicles suspension lower on one side? Is there knocking noises or rattles over bumps? It could be that your coil spring is fractured, snapped or broken.

Power Steering

Is your vehicle’s steering stiff, worn or screeching? Are your car’s power steering reservoir pipes leaking? Is the steering column or pump noisy?

Shock Absorbers

Is your vehicle’s shock absorber leaking? Is there a slight misting of oil? Does your car’s suspension appear to have poor damping effect? Is there a knocking noise? It could be a worn top mount bearing on your car’s McPherson strut?

Steering Rack

Is your vehicle pulling to one side? Is there movement in a steering arm or play in a steering drum stick? Is your steering rack boot gator split and needs to be replaced? All these symptoms could be a sign that your steering rack worn?

Suspension Arms

Does your steering pull and wander when driven? Is there a creaking noise or does there appear to be play or movement in lower arm? Is your upper suspension joint worn?

Tracking

Do you need to have your vehicles tracking or wheel alignment checked? Do you need the camber/castor adjusted? Do you need a replacement track rod because it is worn out? Can we advice you on uneven Tyre wear?

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MOT DUE?

With two bays we are one of the largest testing stations in Medway. Use our booking request form to book your MOT and one of our team will get back to you to confirm.

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