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What are the Signs of Worn Shocks and Struts?

What are the Signs of Worn Shocks and Struts?

While shocks and struts are not expensive to replace, most drivers often ignore them, and the safety implications of this decision are often life-threatening. For instance, driving a car with worn shock and struts required an extended braking distance. The risk becomes evident on slippery and wet roads. The Purpose of Shocks and Struts in Vehicle The vehicle's shocks and struts are among the most essential parts that guarantee a smooth ride. Mostly, when you buy a new car, you may never feel bumps on the road until your vehicle gets old, thanks to the functioning shocks and struts. Their main function in a car is to stabilize your vehicle on uneven road surfaces. They also enhance your car movements when you either turn, accelerate, or brake your vehicle. Some cars use Shocks only while others have shocks and struts. The difference is that a shock is an independent component, while the strut is a single structural unit that combines the shock with other features to enhance the s ... read more

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