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    Coil Spring

    Coil Spring Operation:

    A spring-steel bar or rod that is wound into the shape of a coil to provide an up-down springing effect. Found of a coil to provide an up-down springing effect. Found on most vehicle suspensions, these springs are used to support the car's weight, maintain height, and correctly position all other suspension parts, but are little help in supporting side-to-side or lateral movement.

    How To Instructions:

    Inspect - Check for obvious problems.
    Test - Give it an in-depth diagnosis.
    Replace - Out with the old, in with the new.

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