If when driving your vehicle, you notice a change in its handling behaviour, ride quality or even braking abilities, majority of
motorists automatically assume its worn brakes, tyres or shock absorbers. It is highly likely your vehicle is suffering from
worn suspension and steering components.
Suspension bushings are the link between your vehicle and it’s springs, struts and shock absorbers. Suspension bushings provide the movement and/or mounting points in your vehicle’s suspension system. Hence these suspension components can influence both the ride quality, steering feel, as well as the grip of the tyres, performance of the brakes, and stability of the shock absorbers. Should these suspension components be worn, an unpredictable and more to the point unsafe motor vehicle can be the result.
Below is a list of common indicators or symptoms of worn suspension components. Are you experiencing any of these, when
driving your car?
What is your car is telling you?
Worn suspension symptoms:-
Vehicle noises during acceleration, braking, changing road surfaces and cornering...
Irregular steering wheel behaviour...
Premature wear of tyres due to misalignment...