Shocks and Struts Archives - Tomorrows Technician
Audi Active Suspension Service

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

Visually Inspecting A Shock Or Strut

The first thing you need to realize is that no seal is perfect.

Tuning Adjustable Shocks and Struts

Explore adjustable shocks & struts, their functions, and proper adjustment techniques.

Replacement Strut Alignment Angles

Earl MacPherson’s struts eliminated suspension complexity in one way but changed vehicle geometry in others.

Installing Replacement Air Ride Shocks and Struts

Learn how to replace air ride units on the 2015 to 2020 Cadillac Escalade, Chevy Tahoe and other models. Sponsored by PRT.

CDC Shocks and Struts (VIDEO)

CDC units use electronically controlled valving to control the compression and rebound of the dampener. Sponsored by Sachs.

Ford F-250 Shock Replacement (VIDEO)

Follow along the step by step installation process of shocks on a Ford F-250. This video is sponsored by PRT.

VIDEO: What Do Shocks And Struts Do?

The truth is that “worn” shocks reduce vehicle control and can cause accidents. This video is sponsored by KYB TV.

Understanding Off-Road Shocks

Since the 2000 model year, GM has offered electronically adjustable suspension as an option on several full-size trucks.

Guidelines For Visually Inspecting A Shock or Strut

If the oil stains are glossy, it may be a sign of a rapidly developing leak.

Maintenance IQ: Nitrogen Inside Shocks And Struts

Nitrogen eliminates foaming of the fluid inside the shock. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Sneak Peak: Inside A Monotube Shock

Twin tube and Monotube are fundamentally different inside but look nearly identical on the outside. Sponsored by KYB.