When Do Leaf Springs Need to Be Replaced?

Answer Leaf springs, a part of a vehicle's suspension system, need to be replaced when they are worn out, sagging or broken. If not in good working order, they may cause ride and handling problems.

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How to Know if Coil Springs Need to Be Replaced?

Coil springs on a car affect tire wear, ride and stability. Often, people suspect other larger issues for a lack of handling and premature tire wear when the springs are actually the culprit. Given... Read More »

When Do Tires Need to Be Replaced?

Tires should be replaced when they are too damaged to repair, or the tread has worn out. The tire industry provides guidelines for both conditions.

When Do Struts Need to Be Replaced?

With the widespread introduction of front-wheel-drive vehicles, struts have predominately replaced the use of shock absorbers. The space limitations caused by placing both the engine and transmissi... Read More »

When do shocks&struts need to be replaced?

Shocks or struts need replacement when they begin to affect the handling of the vehicle. Warning signs include swaying on turns, the front end dipping low during braking, the rear end dipping durin... Read More »