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Your suspension system does more than make your ride smoother! In fact, it’s a key component of driving safety, and without it your tyres and brakes won’t work as well.
Your Suspension System – How does it work?
|The components of your car’s suspension system perform six basic functions:
However, to ensure this happens, all the suspension components, both front and rear, must be in good working condition.
|Components of your Suspension System
Your car’s suspension system is made up of struts, shock absorbers, bushing, springs and tyres.
Shocks and struts are important for your driving safety. Their function is to keep the tyres on the road by controlling spring and suspension movements and by maintaining a vertical load on the tyres.
Under normal driving conditions, the shocks on your car stroke’ over one thousand times per kilometre. As a result, shock absorbers wear out quite quickly. To maintain the maximum ride comfort and handling of your vehicle, Monroe, a global supplier of suspension parts recommends to check shock absorber performance every 20,000 kilometres and have them changed every 80,000km.
The springs support the weight of your vehicle, acting as a flexible link allowing the frame and body to ride relatively undisturbed while the tyres and suspension follow the road.
The Danger of Worn Shocks
|Worn shocks may lead to: