Problems With a Torsion Bar?

Answer There are three basic types of spring suspensions: coil spring, leaf spring and torsion spring. Torsion spring suspensions (not to be confused with torsion beam axles) are a vast departure in desig... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Problems With a Torsion Bar

Torsion Bar Adjustment Problems?

Torsion bars are used on independent front suspension systems instead of coil springs. They apply a downward pressure to the lower control arm. In addition, they allow a slight twisting motion of t... Read More »

How to Know If a Torsion Bar Is Bad?

Torsion bars are long metal springs that are used in low-cost car suspension. As more load is placed on a torsion bar, the more the bar twists. The amount of the twist will differ depending on the ... Read More »

Where is the torsion bar located?

A torsion bar is a bar on the vehicle's springs that you can adjust to increase or decrease the height of a vehicle's front suspension. You can adjust the torsion bar by lifting a vehicle and turn... Read More »

How to Change an S10 Torsion Key?

The Chevrolet S-10 comes in pick-up and Blazer body styles. The vehicle uses torsion bar front suspension. A torsion bar is a long bar attached to the lower control arm and a crossmember at the mid... Read More »