Why Should the Cars Shocks or Struts be replaced?
Keeping in mind that the purpose of shocks and struts is to keep the vehicle from bouncing, the following is some of the reasons why they should be replaced. document.getElementById(‘adsense_placeholder_2’).innerHTML = document.getElementById(‘adsense_ad_2_hidden’).innerHTML; • An excessively bouncing car can be an uncomfortable driving experience. • The vehicle can be harder to control leading to an unsafe condition. • Excessive strain can be put on other vehicle components causing premature failure. • Bad shocks or struts will cause the tires to bounce and create spotty or choppy wear on the vehicles tires.How to Tell if a Cars Shocks or Struts are Bad • Shocks and struts can be oil or air filled. If they are leaking oil or air they need to be replaced. Consumer beware, some dishonest auto repair shops will squirt oil on the shocks, show the customer the leaky shocks and tell them they need to be replaced. • Another method is the bounce test. Put all your weight on the front or rear