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1133 SE 9TH ST, BEND, OR 97702


(541) 385-5744

Bend Shocks and Struts

Specialty Automotive Service & Repair has been servicing automobile shocks and struts since 1981. Our loyal customers have found a place where they can get their cars serviced with care and attention year after year. When it comes to shocks and struts, our customers want safety, stability, comfort, and an effortless ride. We know what the underside of a vehicle needs, and we can help get your car or truck back on the road and operating safely and steadily.

Many car and truck owners in Bend and Central Oregon often forget to schedule routine maintenance for the shocks and struts on their vehicles. Often, it’s the parts on a vehicle that drivers can’t see, such as the shock absorbers and struts that are located under the vehicle, that don’t get the attention they deserve. In Central Oregon, we have many uneven streets caused by severe weather, and we use snow tires that can cause unusual damage to an automobile suspension, resulting in an uncomfortable ride and poor handling. This can cause increased wear and tear on other suspension components such as tires, ball joints, springs, struts, and shocks, which can lead to unsafe driving conditions.

Shocks and struts are the only mechanical devices on the automobile designed to reduce up-and-down movement. By having the shocks or struts working properly, this movement can be reduced, which offers many additional benefits, such as an improved ride, handling, and control.


  • Vehicle sways or leans on turns
  • Vehicle ride is bumpy or shakes
  • Vehicle nose dives while braking
  • Vehicle has trouble stopping
  • Vehicle continues to bounce after hitting a road bump
  • Cupping of the tires
  • Oil leaking from the shocks
  • Rubber dug out around tire’s circumference

Make sure you protect your car's warranty and extend the life of your vehicle by scheduling regular brake service maintenance at Specialty Automotive Service & Repair in Bend, Oregon. Waiting until your brakes are not working properly may only lead to higher costs for brake repair. Brake maintenance that is scheduled regularly with Specialty Automotive will ensure maximum performance for years to come.


There are many other potentially severe problems related to poorly maintained suspensions, shocks, and struts. If you are experiencing any difficulty driving or steering your vehicle, then call Specialty Automotive at (541) 385-5744 to schedule an appointment right away.

Cooling Sysytem

At Specialty Automotive Service & Repair in Bend, Oregon, we can handle any type of cooling system repair. We will quickly diagnose any radiator, thermostat, water pump, or other cooling-system-related problem. If you are having any difficulties with your cooling system or are unsure of the problem and where it may be coming from, call Specialty Automotive at (541) 385-5744. We are here to get you back on the road safely!

Fluid Change

Call Specialty Automotive Service & Repair today at (541) 385-5744 for your next transmission flush, radiator flush, or any other automobile fluid replacement needed. We are here to serve you.

Oil Change

If you live in the Bend area, you need a reliable vehicle to take you on life’s adventures. Let Specialty Automotive Service & Repair handle the maintenance and repairs you need to be confident every time to you take to the road.

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Serving Bend, OR and surrounding areas, including Chemult, Christmas Valley, LA Pine, Lakeview, Madras, Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver, and Warm Springs.

1133 SE 9th St • Bend • OR 97702 • (541) 385-5744