The major role of the shock absorber is to ensure that the vehicle’s tyres keep contact at all times with the road surfaace.
This in effect makes sure the safest control and braking response from your car. The surface of your tyres is the only part of your vehicle in contact with the road at any given point in time whether at rest or in motion,.
If at any time, your tyre's contact with the ground is hampered or lessened, your ability to drive, manoeuvre and brake is gravely compromised.
Shock absorbers do not support the weight of a vehicle, as it's generally believed. Shock absorbers spontaneously adapt to road conditions because the faster the suspension moves, the more resistance they yield.
There are three major types of shock absorbers; electrical, coiled and uncoiled shock absorbers. When driving, the vehicle’s shocks function continuously. Similar to other car components, overtime this uninterrupted use will lead to a general wear and tear and they will consequently lose their ability to function efficiently.
An indication that the car shocks have a problem can be oil or grease leaking. Damaged shock absorbers also give a lot of noise especially when the car hits a rough road.
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