Shock absorbers are an essential part of the entire suspension system of a vehicle and without them you would have a horrible ride and also encounter a greater number of mechanical issues.
If we break them down to the absolute basic explanation, then they are hydraulic devices that work to both control and alleviate the impact caused by the movement of both the springs and suspension of the vehicle.
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As their name suggests, they help to absorb the shock and energy that is generated by this movement and act by protecting the actual fabrication of the entire **[suspension system](/jobs/suspensio...
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