Dowdy's Auto – Leading the Way in Suspension Repair Services in Idaho

Experiencing issues with your vehicle’s suspension system can turn every drive into a rough, uncomfortable journey. Whether it’s excessive bouncing, poor handling, uneven tire wear, or just an overall decline in ride quality, suspension problems are not just about discomfort; they’re a matter of safety and vehicle integrity. In Idaho, where the roads can take you from smooth highways to challenging terrains, having a fully functional suspension system is essential for maintaining control and stability.

At Dowdy’s Auto, we understand the critical importance of a reliable suspension system. That’s why we’re committed to providing the highest standard of suspension repair services across Idaho, ensuring your drives are smooth, your vehicle is safe, and your journeys are as comfortable as possible.

Our Comprehensive Suspension Repair Services

Shock and Strut Replacement

These components are vital for absorbing road shock and maintaining tire contact with the road. We provide expert replacement services to restore your vehicle’s smooth ride and handling.

Suspension Bushing Replacement

Worn or damaged bushings can lead to increased road noise and a rougher ride. Our services include inspecting and replacing these bushings to enhance ride quality.

Wheel Alignment

Proper alignment is crucial for preventing uneven tire wear and ensuring straight, stable driving. We offer precision wheel alignment services as part of our comprehensive suspension repair.

Suspension System Inspections

We conduct thorough inspections of your suspension system to identify any issues, from worn components to damage that could affect your vehicle’s safety and performance.

Spring Repair and Replacement

Springs support your vehicle’s weight and contribute to its handling and ride height. We can repair or replace damaged or worn springs to maintain proper vehicle posture and comfort.

Steering Component Repairs

Because steering and suspension are closely linked, our services also cover repairs to steering components that affect your vehicle’s handling and response.

Why Trust Dowdy’s Auto for Your Suspension Repair Needs?

Choosing Dowdy’s Auto means entrusting your suspension repair to a team that prioritizes expertise, quality, and customer satisfaction:

  • Experienced Technicians: Our ASE-certified technicians have the knowledge and experience to diagnose and repair suspension issues on a wide variety of vehicle makes and models.
  • High-Quality Parts: We use only the best parts for your suspension repairs, ensuring that every replacement contributes to the longevity and performance of your vehicle’s suspension system.
  • State-of-the-Art Equipment: Utilizing the latest in diagnostic and repair technology, we ensure that your suspension repairs are performed with precision, addressing the root cause of any issues.
  • Transparent Communication: We believe in clear, honest communication throughout the repair process. We’ll explain the findings of our inspection, discuss your repair options, and provide a detailed estimate before any work begins.

Dowdy’s Auto has been a trusted name in the Treasure Valley for over 30 years, renowned for our commitment to honesty, respect, and fair pricing. With convenient locations across Boise, Meridian, and Ontario, OR, we’re dedicated to making your suspension repair experience as smooth and seamless as your vehicle will ride after our services.


3183 S. Federal Way
Boise, ID 83705

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1645 W Grove St
Boise, ID 83702

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1890 S. Meridian Rd
Meridian, ID 83642

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



4850 N Elsinore Ave
Meridian, ID 83646

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1821 SW 4th Ave
Ontario, OR 97914

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1202 W State St, Boise,
ID 83702

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM