Suspension Archives - Brake & Front End
Active Ride Control Diagnostics

The key to servicing these systems is proper information and understanding precisely how these systems operate.

How To Answer Customer Ride Control Questions

Presenting your customer with inspection results and benefits of replacement will help sell the job.

Broken Springs

What is the cause for the failure? Why does it occur with specific vehicles? The answers might surprise you.

Ride Height Sensors

If one of these sensors is replaced, it must be calibrated after it is installed.

Mercedes Airmatic Suspensions

Diagnostic tips to aid your repair efforts.

Air Ride Conversion Kits

Air ride and active shocks and struts will eventually fail – succumbing to either damage to or dry rot of the air spring.

Racing Shocks and Struts – Performance Suspension Tuning

The secret to this job is building the total package that optimizes the chassis, springs and ride control components.

Use Test Drives To Learn And Explain Suspension Issues (VIDEO)

A proper test drive can clarify the real problem. This video is presented by The Group Training Academy.

Worn Suspensions Reduce Braking Efficiency, Safety (Video)

Worn shocks can result in a 15% to 20% increase in braking distances. Sponsored by The Group Training Academy.

GM Autoride Suspension Diagnostics

AutoRide comes standard on the GMC Yukon Denali and Yukon XL Denali.

Hydraulic Suspension Bushings

Hydraulic suspension bushings were developed in response to specific customer desires: quieter and better-handling vehicles.

Diagnosing Active Roll Bars

Roll bars on modern vehicles are oftentimes a compromise between stability and comfort.