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TLC Auto & Truck Repair Service Center

230 NY-109, Farmingdale, NY 11735

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Leaf Spring Repair & Replacement

Serving Long Island since 1991. Give us a call, we are happy to assist you.

Leaf Spring Repair & Replacement

Serving Long Island since 1991. Give us a call we are happy to assist you.

Leafspring Replacement
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Leaf Spring Repair Service

When is it time for a leaf spring replacement?

Your truck, trailer, and semi depend on leaf springs to maintain good suspension. Over time, worn leaf springs can degrade suspension systems and erode the structure of leaf springs.

 

If you haul heavy loads for work, you’ll inevitably need a leaf spring replacement

TLCs Reputation

TLC Auto & Truck has been around since 1991, so we’ve had thirty years to build our reputation. Our customers love us because we’re experienced, quality oriented, honest, and reliable. You will too.

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LEAF SPRING REPAIR SERVICES

If you’re looking for broken leaf spring repair, you’ve come to the right place. Whether your leaf spring is just starting to wear out or has actually failed, on nearly any vehicle you can imagine, we can help!

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easy & fast

The more stress that you place on your truck’s suspension system, the sooner it will need repair and replacement. But keep in mind that mileage is also a factor as well as the overall age of the vehicle. The good news is that it’s easy to spot bad leaf springs once you know what to look for.

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It’s common for trucks and trailers to take more punishment than other commercial vehicles, and repairing an entire suspension system is not an option for an aging truck. It’s simply not worth the price once an entire suspension system malfunctions.

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Some common culprits that damage leaf springs are:

What Our Customers Are Saying

Nick Mak
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I travel alot for work and always come here for the trucks maintance ( with over 300k miles it needs alot) I even bring my personal pick up ( even though dealer offers cheaper oil changes) not only do they do what they are suppose to but they go above by checking on the rest of the vehicle. A+ service. I never rate 5 stars but they well deserve it. Good job guys
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What can I say.. these guys are the best in the diesel truck repair business that I've found. I own several Ram Diesel Tow Trucks and they have kept us running without fail and for a very fair price. Thanks guys, you'll always be my 'go-to' for my trucks!
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Awesome place got my horse trailer inspected and the men there helped me out so much with information definitely will send all my people there for service
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I was travelling and had a problem with the generator on my RV. Matt and the service techs at TLC got me in the day after I called and got it repaired in two hours, at a very fair cost. I stumbled into TLC after RV service outfits told me it would be a week to ten weeks before they could even look at my problem. I can't say enough about how well they took care of me.
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Have been coming here for a few years now. Have never had a bad experience. Tried setting things up via facebook messenger this last time and everything went great. Was super easy. Really excellent service and great work.
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OVER 30 YEARS OF QUALITY SERVICE

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WHY CHOOSE OUR Leaf spring repair service

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FLEET MAINTENANCE

We are well-equipped for fleet repair and maintenance. We currently work with fleet management companies: Element, ARI, LeasePlan, Ge Capital.

Free pick up and drop off

FREE PICK-UP & DROP-OFF

No second vehicle? No worries. we’ve got your back, we’ll pick you up and drop you off for free!

30 years of experience

30 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

We’ve been reliably repairing cars, trucks, trailers, and RV’s for almost 30 years.

we repair everything

WE REPAIR EVERYTHING

There are no gimmicks here. We tell you what needs to be fixed and get the job done.

genuine service

GENUINE SERVICE

Authenticity is our brand. Bringing you complete and genuine service with a smile.

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24 MONTHS & 24K MILES

Guaranteed (most) repairs for 24 months or 24K miles, giving you peace of mind.

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Repair Leaf spring

Common signs of faulty leaf springs

First, if you think you may have completely broken leaf springs, it’s not a good idea to drive any further on them. You will damage other suspension system components by driving too far on faulty leaf springs. A tow to a repair shop costs far less than replacing an entire suspension.

If you suspect that you may have worn out or broken leaf springs, watch out for:

These are four of the most common signs of defective leaf springs. Repairing and replacing leaf springs regularly allows you to squeeze more life out of your truck’s suspension.

Common signs you need a leaf spring repair shop

Before going to a repair shop that repairs leaf springs, you can see for yourself if leaf springs may be an issue. Some common signs of inadequate leaf springs are similar to the signs of a bad tire, so you’ll need to know the difference.

Use a flashlight to thoroughly inspect your suspension from underneath the truck and make note of:

Other signs are more subtle, so taking the vehicle to a shop now and then is best for maintenance.

 

Since leaf springs aren’t the only part of your truck’s suspension system, it’s not recommended that you try to repair them yourself. Unless you have the right knowledge and the right tools for the job, you may do more harm than good.

 

To change leaf springs properly, you have to lift the truck high enough to safely remove all of the parts that surround the leaf spring. There’s also the risk of trying to install the wrong type of leaf spring with the wrong max load capacity.

 

You may be able to pull it off yourself with the right equipment. But most truck owners don’t have this depth of knowledge when it comes to safely repair suspensions.

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Benefits of leaf spring maintenance

Smooth ride

Leaf springs support the weight of the truck’s chassis, which can be heavy, depending on the size of the truck. Making sure that leaf springs are working well ensures that you’ll have a smooth ride for years to come.

Low cost & more value

Taking care of your truck’s leaf springs is important if you want to keep maintenance costs low over the lifespan of your vehicle. Your truck will also have a longer life overall, and in the end, you’ll get more value out of your truck.

less wear and tear

When your truck’s suspension system is strong and working well, you’ll also put less wear and tear on your tires. Lifted trucks that typically feature customized tires benefit most from good suspension due to the sheer weight of the vehicle.

What's the best way to go about leaf spring repair?

The general rule of thumb is that you’ll need leaf spring repair once the vehicle surpasses 200,000 miles. As usual with most auto repairs, suspension components can break or malfunction much, much sooner than 200,000 miles. Problems with leaf springs can occur well before 100,000 miles if you drive on bumpy roads or exceed your truck’s load tolerance.

 

Checking your leaf springs every 12,000 miles should suffice to catch suspension problems before they can cause further damage.

 

Pro Tip: to get the most out of your leaf springs: Don’t forget to clean them regularly! Over time, corrosive grit, debris, and grime will damage any suspension system. Using an ordinary degreasing spray and a wire brush will work well enough to keep leaf springs as clean as possible.

Leafspring Repair

We fix any problem that you have with leaf springs

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At TLC Auto & Truck Repair Service Center, we can fix any problem that you have with leaf springs if cleaning will no longer serve.

 

If you’d like to learn more about other truck repair services, call us or send us an email for a consultation.

 

We appreciate your business and would love to have a chat with you about how you can prolong the life of your truck. Overall, we’ve received 70 5-star reviews on Google, and we’ll continue to make honest, thoughtful customer service a part of our business.

HONEST & RELIABLE REPAIRS

Don’t compromise on safety for yourself or others on the road. Drop by our shop, schedule an online appointment today or give us a call

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