April 07, 2015
Review the following power point and answer the accompanying questions.
Printable PDF of the questions.
Printable PDF of the power point.
- Why do vehicles have suspension systems?
- What kind of "springs" can a vehicle suspension system have?
- What is the difference between sprung and unsprung weight?
- Would a vehicle with worn shocks provide increased dampening? Explain.
- What is the difference between vehicles with or without a unibody?
- What does a sway bar "do"?
- Explain the difference between a live and dean axel.
- What is the purpose of springs in a suspension system?
- What is the purpose of shocks in a suspension system?
- How are shock absorbers inspected? What is found for it to be considered defective?
- What is important about the steering knuckle?
- Why is rubber used as bushing material?
- Why are some ball joints given a service port?
- What will happen to ride quality when comparing solid axel and independent suspensions?
- What is the primary difference between MacPherson strut and SALA suspensions?
- How many different ways can the spring be used in MacPherson strut suspension? IS this different than SALA suspension? If so, how?
- What happens to toe in the front axel when the steering wheel is turned?
- What could be the cause of excessive setback?
- In slide 90, what is in the picture?
- What do we need to be conscience of when we are inspecting ball joints?