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.
How Shocks & Struts Wear
A more technical explanatio of what actutally wears on the inside of a shock or strut.
how to diagnose blown struts on your car.
ill show you how to test your suspension for a possible blown strut! how much fun..
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.