Coil Spring Shims

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What are Coil Spring Shims?

Coil Spring Shims are metal plates used to reduce the space between the coil spring and the car frame. They are an important part of the car’s suspension system.

What is the purpose of Coil Spring Shims?

The primary purpose of Coil Spring Shims is to help reduce vibrations and absorb shocks. This reduces wear and tear on the car’s suspension system. They also help to stabilize the car and improve its handling.

How do I know if my Coil Spring Shims are faulty?

If your Coil Spring Shims are faulty, you may notice vibrations or unusual noises coming from the car while driving. You may also notice a decrease in the car’s handling and stability.

Can a faulty Coil Spring Shim cause damage?

Yes, if your Coil Spring Shim is faulty, it can cause damage to the car’s suspension system and other components.

How do I replace a Coil Spring Shim?

To replace a Coil Spring Shim:

  1. Raise the car on a jack and support it with jack stands.
  2. Remove the wheel and brake assembly.
  3. Disconnect the coil spring from the car frame.
  4. Remove the Coil Spring Shim.
  5. Install the new Coil Spring Shim.
  6. Reconnect the coil spring to the car frame.
  7. Reinstall the wheel and brake assembly.
  8. Lower the car from the jack stands.