More info about car suspension
Car suspension is a critical component of a vehicle's design that helps to absorb the shocks and vibrations that occur while driving. The primary purpose of a car suspension system is to provide a smooth, comfortable ride, and to ensure that the wheels maintain contact with the road surface at all times. A properly functioning suspension system can also improve the handling and stability of a vehicle, especially when driving on some of New Zealand's uneven or bumpy roads.
A car suspension system typically consists of several key components, including springs, shock absorbers, struts, anti-roll bars and the bushes that protect and soften the vibration where they are connected to your vehicle.
Springs are responsible for absorbing shock and maintaining the ride height of the vehicle. Shock absorbers, also known as dampers, work to dampen the oscillations of the springs and prevent the vehicle from bouncing excessively. Struts are similar to shock absorbers, but also provide structural support for the vehicle's suspension system. Anti-roll bars are used to reduce body roll when cornering.
There are several types of car suspension systems, including independent suspension, solid axle suspension, and air suspension. Independent suspension systems provide the best ride quality and handling but can be more complex and expensive to maintain. Air suspension systems use air springs and can provide a smooth ride but are also more complex and can be expensive to repair. The mechanics at Auto Super Shoppes are familiar with all types of suspension system and regular maintenance will help you avoid repair costs.