Strut bearing replacement
Just bought a spring compressor to do this job.
only special tool necessary here and pretty much the same method on all
The diagnosis of bad strut bearings can be done trough several symptoms
-while getting out of a curve difficulty for the steering to come back
-difficulties to turn the steering wheel while parked
-once all front end lifted, difficulty to turn manually the wheels both
-noises from the hood sides compartment while cruising or running on a bump
Strut and Shock Testing
This video shows how to inspect a strut to see if it needs replacing or
not. This same test applies to the inspecting of shock absorbers as well.
old strut vs. new strut
I changed the struts on my 2000 Maxima because one of them had completely
failed. This was the good one which still had oil in it; the bad one made
horrible scratching noises and clanked around.
Struts can sometimes be a little scary. That is unless you have the right
equipment. They are really pretty simple for the most part. However be
sure to use a spring compressor. Here is an example on a Honda. Other
vehicles will be basically the same
How To Find Suspension Noises 101 - EricTheCarGuy
How To Find Suspension Noises 101 - EricTheCarGuy
This is probably one of the most popular questions that I get so I'm happy
to bring you this one because I know it's going to save me some typing. I
may have missed a couple of things but I believe I've covered the basics on
this one so this video should give you more than enough to start with.
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How does a Bilstein Shock Absorber work?
Ever wonder how a Bilstein works? In this classic video from our archives,
Director of Marketing Kevin O'Keefe clearly explains the construction and
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Problems Caused by Worn Out Struts - Subaru Impreza RB5
Struts are one of the most important parts of a vehicle's suspension. They
ensure a smooth ride over bumps and surface imperfections and isolate
occupants of the car from the road. Struts also ensure the car handles well
around corners and keeps the car stable under acceleration and braking.
Worn out struts can cause poor handling. When struts become worn beyond
their useful life, they will not control the weight of the car as well
during cornering. The result is increased body roll (the tipping motion of
the vehicle) during cornering and a less stable feeling from the suspension
and steering. If the struts are worn enough, this can be potentially
dangerous, as the vehicle will not be as stable and easy to control as
Clunking and Banging
Worn out struts may also cause the suspension to clunk and bang. If the
struts are blown out from excessive use, they may rattle and clunk during
driving. This will become more pronounced over bumpy sections of road.
garageexeter.com - Jeff Moor's Garage Exeter
Difference between Shocks and Struts
Pat Goss of MotorWeek explains the differences between shocks and struts.
He shows how to test for shocks and struts that are completely worn out and
should have been replaced long ago. Once a car fails the bounce test, its
braking and handling have already been compromised and there has been
unnecessary wear on other suspension, steering and brake parts.
Shocks & Struts - AutoZone Car Care
http://www.autozone.com/autozone/parts/Shock-Strut-Front/_/N-8oxxw In the
first installment of the AutoZone Complete Car Care - Shocks and Struts
Series, Bruce Bonebrake provides an overview of shocks and struts, the
differences between them, and how to tell when your shocks or struts need
to be replaced.
Get everything you need to do the job right at http://www.autozone.com
Astra G - amortyzator przedni Delphi 99` vs KYB 11`
Porównanie starego amortyzatora Delphi z roku 99` z nowym Kayaba 11`.
Delphi - używając niewiele siły amortyzator można wcisnąć, cofa się
ale nie jest to prawidłowa praca.
Kayaba - trzeba użyć naprawdę dużo siły aby wcisnąć, wysuwa się
także szybciej niż stary delphi.
Po wymianie przodu i tyłu auto wreszcie zachowuje się stabilnie i droga
hamowania się skróciła ponieważ koła trzymają się drogi.
How to check out your own car's suspension system.
Professional mechanic and emmy award winning car talk host Scotty Kilmer
shows how you can check out your own vehicle's suspension system. And, If
you like my car help, be sure to watch my live car talk show every Saturday
morning at 10 AM CST on YouTube. I answer your car questions LIVE there.
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