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What Damage Can Speed Bumps Do To Your Vehicle?

What Damage Can Speed Bumps Do To Your Vehicle?

We've all been in that situation, where you're driving along not paying close attention, then all of a sudden your car plows into a speed bump, giving you the shock of your life. Although speed bumps are intended to deter drivers from going too quickly, sometimes doing so might harm a car. It is recommended practice to slow down and properly manage a speed bump or hump if you can see it coming. No matter how big your car is, avoid racing over speed bumps frequently. How speed bumps affect your car: They Ruin Your Shocks - Shock absorbers, commonly referred to as shocks, are used by cars to smooth out road imperfections. This explains why not every dip, rock, or bump your car encounters is felt by you. Shocks are regulator coils that respond to changes in the driving environment. However, a pothole can cause you to jump because shocks can't handle the sudden, abrupt drop in the road's surface. Speed bumps could be compared in this way. Your shocks can't quickly ab ... read more

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