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Suspension System Animation

Basic Description

The suspension system is comprised mainly of a spring, a shock or strut, control arms, control arm bushings, a wheel bearing, and ball joints.

Technical Description

The suspension connects the frame to the wheels of the vehicle. It also allows contributes to the handling of the vehicle and the comfort of the passengers. The springs and struts/shocks absorb bumps in the road. Control arms, control arm bushings and ball joints allow the wheel to move up and down. The wheel bearing, hub and knuckle assembly connect the wheel to the control arm.

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Saul Reisman

Saul Reisman

Saul Reisman has been helping the residents of the Centennial State with their automotive needs for over ten years now. He finished his Associate Degree in Physics at the Community College of Denver. Saul is an active member of the Specialty Equipment Market Association and a board member of the Young Executives Network. He undergoes constant educational training through GMC, MOPAR, Ford, Snap-On, Borg-Warner, and Ozark Automotive, with an emphasis on diagnosis, repair, and improvement.

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