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How Long Do Shock Absorbers Last

How Long Do Shock Absorbers Last

Before we delve into the details of what shock absorbers do and how long they last, let's begin by answering a simple question. What are shock absorbers? Well, they are a crucial part of the vehicle's suspension designed to absorb the compression and rebound of the springs and suspension. They are an oil-filled cylinder. What Do Shock Absorbers Do What Do Shock Absorbers Do? Shock absorbers control unwanted or excess spring motion. They keep your car tires in contact with the road at all given times. When a vehicle hits a bump or a dip in the road its suspension and springs move so that the car tires remain in contact with the road and absorb the energy. Shock absorbers dampen the movement of the springs and convert the kinetic energy into thermal energy. Types of Shock Absorbers There are three different types of shock absorbers and they differ for the different types of vehicles they are found on. Conventional telescopic shock absorbers - these are the simplest types of ... read more

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