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Shock Absorbers

December 28th, 2015 by

SHOCK ABSORBERS Purpose The suspension components known as “shock absorbers” should be more aptly named “dampers” because they dampen the force of bumps and potholes. By virtue of compressing, dampers control the amount of bouncing that occurs as the springs rebound. Signs of wear As they wear, drivers will increasingly notice that their vehicles continue

Not Treading Lightly – Tire Tread

April 12th, 2015 by

Tire Tread NOT TREADING LIGHTLY – Tire Tread Uneven tire wear may be due to simple over or under tire inflation or problems involving suspension components and wheel alignment. Therefore, as a precaution against tire failure, tires should be checked regularly. Shoulder wear on one side is usually indicative of an alignment problem, often involving