Checking suspension joints and pivots

Almost all joints and pivots in a modern suspension system have rubber or plastic bushes, with t...

Checking engine dampers

Engines prone to rock on their rubber mountings, particularly at idling speeds, have extra damper...

How to replace anti-roll-bar bushes

The forces imposed on the anti-roll bar subject it to constant twisting and flexing, which in tu...

How to replace dampers

Modern telescopic dampers cannot be overhauled at home. The only servicing possible is to replac...

Replacing lever-arm dampers

Front lever-arm damper A lever-arm damper on the front often acts as part of the suspension unit....

Renewing MacPherson-strut inserts

When the damper inside a MacPherson strut wears out, you can buy a replacement cartridge which —...

Coil springs replacement

If you have to replace a coil spring on the front suspension, the replacement spring must be of ...

Checking damper units

Almost all modern cars have hydraulic telescopic dampers in their suspension systems. Where the ...

Cleaning and checking leaf springs

Leaf springs are likely to wear because they have several moving parts. They should be inspected...