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Are there any symptoms of a broken coil spring?

February 13th, 2020 by

A broken coil spring is a big safety concern. Most cars have four coil springs, one to support corner of the vehicle’s frame. In most cars, coil springs are installed within struts. They don’t require maintenance but they can break and need to be replaced. What happens when a coil spring breaks? When a coil

The Cost of Replacing An Engine Mount

February 19th, 2019 by

Engine mounts secure the engine of a vehicle to its chassis, keeping the engine stabilized and aligned with the frame of the vehicle. They’re usually made of metal and rubber– the metal is used to be able to withstand the force and torque generated by the engine, while rubber helps to dampen the vibrations. As

Bushings: What causes them to crack?

January 1st, 2019 by

Most car owners probably don’t even know what bushings are. They may sound obscure but these components are essential to your vehicle’s suspension. Bushings provide insulation between car components to significantly reduces vibration and create a more pleasant ride. Rubber bushings are the most commonly used for cars as their design helps manufacturers meet industry

Is Your Suspension System Failing? This Could Be Why

June 17th, 2018 by

Control arms, bushings, and ball joints are very important components of the suspension and steering system. These parts allow flexibility and controlled movement over rough road conditions and adjust according to the steering input from the driver. If these parts become worn, they can compromise both handling and comfort, or result in catastrophic damage to

Common Problems with Control Arm Bushings and How to Prevent Them

January 23rd, 2018 by

Vehicle control arms, bushings, and ball joints are very important suspension and steering components. These parts allow flexibility and controlled movement according to the road conditions and the steering input from the driver. But, when they become worn, it can cause problems for the vehicle that compromise handling and comfort, or result in catastrophic damage

Suspension Basics: Control Arms and Bushings

January 21st, 2018 by

Control arms and bushings are critical components of your suspension system. Working together, they allow your tires to move up and down in a smooth, controlled motion. Without them, most rides would be extremely rough and uncomfortable. Control Arms Control arms connect the wheel hubs and steering knuckles to the frame of the vehicle. They