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How to test shocks and struts

How to test if your shocks and/or struts are blow.


 


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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 vehicles. The diagnosis of bad strut bearings can be done trough several symptoms observation : -while getting out of a curve difficulty for the steering to come back centered alone -difficulties to turn the steering wheel while parked -once all front end lifted, difficulty to turn manually the wheels both directions -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.





KYB explains how to test shocks and struts
(RockAuto.com is a MotorWeek Sponsor) A KYB representative tells MotorWeek's Pat Goss how to test to see if it is time to replace shocks and struts.





Replacing struts
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





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





Removing The Front Strut - AutoZone Car Care
http://www.autozone.com/autozone/parts/Shock-Strut-Front/_/N-8oxxw In the third installment of the AutoZone Complete Car Care - Shocks and Struts Series, Bruce Bonebrake shows you how to remove the front strut with step-by-step instructions. Get everything you need to do the job right at http://www.autozone.com





Top Ten Signs of Worn Shocks and Struts
Worn shocks and struts affect your car's ability to stop safely and effectively. But if worn shocks and struts aren't as obvious as a flat tire, a blinking light or an empty fuel gauge, what are the signs you should look for?





Which is the Best Shock or Strut for My Vehicle?
With so many options to choose from, how do you know which shock or strut is the right choice for you? In this video the Gabriel® Answerman will introduce you to some of the most popular Gabriel shocks and struts and help you understand how to select the one that best meets your needs.





Bad Shocks
Bad Shocks from the ranger





how to diagnose blown struts on your car.
ill show you how to test your suspension for a possible blown strut! how much fun..





Kayaba vs "Kayaba" - битва добра со злом
2 газовые стойки KYB, куплены в разных магазинах, стойка справа дороже на 350 руб. Судите сами.





Strut bearing failure. How to tell if yours is gone.
Woooopps is all I can say lol Sorry about the low light at the end of the video. I had a Little mix up with videos.





Difference between Shocks and Struts
Pat Goss of MotorWeek (RockAuto.com is a MotorWeek Sponsor) 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.





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. Just check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VognjkYaMjg&list=UUuxpxCCevIlF-k-K5YU8XPA&f eature=c4-overview . And remember, every TUESDAY I upload a new video, so don't miss them.





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