Suspension Archives - BodyShop Business
Understanding ADAS and Alignment

Every time the suspension is changed, you’re changing the ADAS system.

VIDEO: Suspension Hardware: End Alignment Bay Frustration!

Andrew Markel, director of content for Underhood Service, Import Car and Brake & Front End at Babcox Media, discusses suspension links on late-model vehicles, and using the right hardware to install components without later issues in the alignment bay.

More Vehicles Using Aluminum Suspension Components

From 2012 to 2015, aluminum consumption for new vehicles increased by 28 percent in North America. While a lot of the aluminum has gone into the body recently, aluminum is finding its way into suspension systems too. The reason for this is strictly practical.

Attorney to Collision Techs: You Could Be Charged with Manslaughter, Too

Consumer advocate and attorney Erica Eversman says using used suspension parts could put collision techs in same boat as Vermont mechanic charged with manslaughter.

Repairing Suspension and Steering Post-Collision

Severe collisions can often damage suspension and steering components. Knowing how to properly repair these components is critical to returning the car to safe operation.