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Beach Driving and suspension

While beach driving offers the thrill of adventure and exploration, it also exposes your vehicle to harsh elements that can take a toll on its suspension system. Sand and salt, ubiquitous features of beach environments, can wreak havoc on suspension components, leading to accelerated wear and potential damage.

Sand particles infiltrate crevices and joints in the suspension, causing friction and abrasion that can degrade components over time. Meanwhile, salt, known for its corrosive properties, can corrode metal surfaces, weakening suspension parts and compromising their functionality.

To mitigate the detrimental effects of beach driving on your suspension, it's essential to rinse your vehicle thoroughly with fresh water after exposure to sand and salt. A thorough washdown helps remove abrasive sand particles and neutralises corrosive salt residue, preserving the integrity of your suspension system and prolonging its lifespan.

At Abbotts Auto Care, we understand the importance of protecting your vehicle's suspension from the harsh effects of beach driving. Our expert technicians can provide comprehensive suspension inspections and maintenance services to ensure your suspension remains in optimal condition. Trust Abbotts Auto Care to keep your suspension performing at its best, even after beach adventures, so you can continue to enjoy smooth and safe driving experiences.