Suspension and Steering

Suspension and Steering systems in a car are essential components that work together to provide stability, control, and comfort by managing the vehicle's movements and driver's directional commands.

Suspension and Steering explained

Suspension and Steering Repair refers to the services focused on maintaining and repairing the components that make up a vehicle's suspension and steering systems. These systems are crucial for ensuring a smooth ride, maintaining vehicle stability, and providing precise steering control.

The suspension system includes shocks, struts, springs, and linkages, while the steering system comprises the steering wheel mechanism, tie rods, and other components.

At Gateway Auto - Service & Collision Center, our repair services include inspecting and replacing worn or damaged parts, ensuring that these systems function together seamlessly for optimal ride comfort, handling, and safety.

When or why do you need it?

Suspension and Steering Repair is necessary when you notice issues like uneven tire wear, poor handling, excessive bouncing after bumps, steering difficulties, or unusual noises when driving over uneven surfaces.

Regular maintenance is also important to prevent such problems. Properly functioning suspension and steering systems are vital for driver control and passenger comfort.

At Gateway Auto - Service & Collision Center, we recommend timely repairs and regular check-ups to ensure these critical systems are in top condition, which not only enhances your driving experience but also contributes to the overall safety and longevity of your vehicle.

How can Gateway Auto help?

We believe quality shouldn’t break the bank. We understand the financial strain unexpected repairs can bring, so we provide competitive rates and financing without compromising on the quality of our top-notch repairs backed by a 24 month, 24,000 mile nationwide warranty.

Easy, hassle-free experience

Booking an appointment with Gateway Auto is as easy as a few clicks or a phone call with our friendly team. Our new online booking system lets you schedule your visit at your convenience, eliminating the hassle of complicated scheduling processes.

Omaha’s Choice for Suspension and Steering Services

Our technicians don't just tell you what's wrong, they'll show you. We'll never authorize without your approval. View your digital inspection, get text updates from our team, and even pay on your phone.

Placing transparency at the forefront of automotive care

We stand by our work. Your satisfaction is guaranteed with our 24 month, 24,000 mile nationwide warranty for mechanical service

How can we help?

An FAQ section can only get you so far. Still have questions or want more information than what's provided in our FAQs? Our friendly team of experts is happy to help.

Frequently asked questions

If it's a car, we'll fix it. If it's a question, we'll answer it.

What can cause suspension or steering problems?

Problems can arise from worn-out shocks or struts, damaged control arms, misaligned wheels, worn steering components, or leaks in the power steering system. Our expert team is here to accurately diagnose the issue and find a repair plan that works for you.

Can suspension or steering issues affect other components of my vehicle?

Yes, problems in these systems can lead to additional wear on tires, brakes, and other components, potentially resulting in more extensive repairs.

Can I replace just one shock or strut, or should I replace all of them together?

It's recommended to replace shocks and struts in pairs (front or rear) to maintain balanced suspension performance. Replacing only one can lead to an uneven ride.

How often should I replace my shocks and struts?

We recommend considering replacement every 50,000 miles or sooner if you notice signs of wear. However, the replacement interval can vary based on driving conditions and vehicle type.

What is it like to have your car fixed or maintained at Gateway Auto?

Trusted, efficient and designed to keep you moving. We go the extra mile to make sure you're comfortable and confident throughout the entire repair process.

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Book online or speak with our friendly staff

Use our handy online scheduling tool to instantly book an appointment at any of our locations today.

Or, give our friendly and knowledgeable team a call to find a time and plan that works for you.

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Drop-off, courtesy car or wait

Three flexible options while we service your vehicle, so your life doesn't come to a halt.

Worried about leaving your car and having nothing to drive? We have courtesy cars to ease your mind. We also offer pick-up and drop-off service if we run out of courtesy cars.

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One on one review

We can send your digital inspection to you via text or email so that you can see pictures and videos of your vehicle through the eyes of our mechanics.

We clearly communicate with you during your repairs and educate you on your options throughout the process. We will never sell you anything you don't need.

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We clean your ride

Get back on the road looking as good as new. With every service, your vehicle will get a final check and complimentary carwash from our quality assurance team.

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Drive with peace of mind

We stand by our work. Your satisfaction is guaranteed with our 24 month, 24,000 mile nationwide warranty and flexible, interest free financing.

All your automotive needs under one roof

Gateway Auto offers service, collision, fleet and quality vehicle sales under the same trusted brand to ensure you stay on the road with a team by your side.

After their first visit, our average customer has been returning to Gateway Auto for more than 10 years

Don't just take our word for it, check out our reviews and see what our customers have to say about the Gateway Auto experience.

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More than 400 customer-submitted 5-star reviews
"Top notch shop and staff, willing to go the extra mile and definitely have your best interests in mind. Would highly recommend trying their shops out."

Scott Hiatt

Service Center

"Awesome staff! Awesome service! Even avoided extra cost and saved me lots of $$$ thank you so much! Will definitely recommend you guys!"

Adam Walke

Service Center

"Best auto shop in Nebraska!!! Women- if you have auto shop anxiety for not being taken seriously or fear of overcharging, go here. These guys are the real deal. Professional, down to earth, and great prices."

Rochelle Landreth

Service Center

"For people that are anxious about getting their vehicles serviced, Gateway is the antidote. Clear and accurate information about what you need done and quality work at fair prices. Dealership level service, environment and professionalism. A ray of sunshine in an industry that can be cloudy."

Jeff Chase

Service Center