Question about Cars & Trucks

Open Question

Coil spring looks like its bending the metal bar on rear axel on car is this dangerous?

Posted by on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: ford escape Rear Suspension With Coil Springs - out of joint?

It is a 4x4. The "yellow" looking item in between/inside the black spring coil seems to be out of its joint. When I compare the left vs the right, the left side is sitting up high, while the right side appears to be settled into place.

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

  • 22 Answers

SOURCE: AIR SUPERISON RIDE AIR BAGS REAR

Strutmasters.com
They have the conversion kit.
Lincolns with air suspension can be converted over to springs.

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

  • 4 Answers

SOURCE: rear torsion bar

the car has rear springs for sure. there is no adjustment you have to replace the springs.

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

  • 1596 Answers

SOURCE: broken rear coil springs

You Need A STRUT TOOL to Compress Springs For Instalation onto Strut Assembly. With STRUT OUT Of Vehicle

Posted on Aug 07, 2009

  • 360 Answers

SOURCE: Right Rear Coil spring Assembly Broken ( Pot Hole)

No, you don't absolutely have to replace both rear springs to make it all functional again. Having said that, if I were you, I would replace both so as to assure myself that I had a evenly balanced rear suspension.

As to the schematic, you can purchase a vehicle specific repair manual at your local PepBoys, Auto Zone, Advance, O'Reilly's, etc. that will contain the info you seek. Probably won't run over $25

Hope this is of some help.

Good luck!

Posted on Feb 13, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a 2005 Pontiac Sunfire. I have the same problem that many other people have. The trunk latch bends the U hook mounted on the car. The U hook is mounted on a very week piece of metal that...


if where the "U" hook is mounted is just sheet metal the that area will have to be strengthened. Get a piece of flat bar about 3/16 " thick and remove the hook, place the flat bar behind the sheet metal. Make it long enough to be able to drill outside the width of the hook. Mark holes for the hook and drill. place the flat bar behind the rear and do the hook back up
This will place the flat bar behind the sheet metal in place
now drill smaller holes for pop rivets and fix the bar to the sheet metal
This mod will spread the load over a greater area of the hook and reduce the sheet metal bending

Mar 18, 2015 | 2005 Pontiac Sunfire

1 Answer

How do I replace the rear axle assembly in a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis?


If you have air suspension, turn it off from the trunk. Put car on hoist and support rear axle. Make sure you support the axel well so the coil springs do not injure you when you remove the shocks and etc. Remove brake lines from brakes. Remove emergency brake cable from brakes. Remove sway bar link bolts to frame. Remove the bolts that hold axle to rear control arms. Remove rear shocks. ( these are a real pain ) Axle assembly can now be removed.

Feb 09, 2015 | 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis

1 Answer

I'm having a banging problem in the rear and I don't see anything hanging off. It's scarey.


Take a look at the rear coil springs, mounted on the rear struts. These have a bad tendancy to brake. Also note any fuid leaking from the strut itself. Struts can be purchased for this vehicle that already have new springs installed on them, eliminating the need for a spring compressor, as this is also a dangerous operation for an ameteur. Another thing to check is the rear stabilizer bar links. When these break, the make alot of banging noise. Good luck!

Jan 17, 2011 | 2002 Ford Taurus

2 Answers

Does the 2005 Reno have shocks or struts?


2005 Reno Braking & Suspension Specs • Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs • Spacesaver steel rim internal spare wheel • Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs ---
If it's like most 4 cylinders it has front struts and rear shocks.

Aug 03, 2010 | 2005 Suzuki Reno

2 Answers

Is the 1990 f150 4x4 have a solid front axel or what type of suspension


They usually will have a twin "i" beam with a solid front axel.

Jun 02, 2010 | 1990 Ford F150

1 Answer

Leaf spring replacement


Yes but you need two thumbs. Jack the truck and support it on the frame ahead of the axel so the axel can hang on its own weight. Remove the bolts and mount to the bad spring - remove the axel mount first, Let the axel sag and put something under the tire to help hold it. Remove the spring mount bolts to the frame and lower the spring out the rear. reinstall is the reverse --- BUT --- the new spring may not fit right in the spring mounts. Mount the front bolt first and then the rear - you may have to use a pry-bar and force the spring into the rear mount.

May 08, 2010 | 1997 Nissan Pickup

2 Answers

There is a bar hanging from behind the rear passenger side wheel and in drive the car feels like someone is rear ending you and in reverse the bar drags and the air suspension just goes flat


Don't drive it until you have someone look at it. If it's
part of the suspension, it would be too dangerous to
drive on public roads. It sounds like the rear stabilizer
bar has dropped.Good luck.

Mar 30, 2010 | 2000 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

How to remove rear axels


Welcfome to fixya.Here is the priocedure if you need anything just go to www.collisionrepairadvice.com
  1. Raise and support vehicle. Support at frame behind front springs.
  2. Remove front wheels.
  3. Scribe alignment marks on propeller shaft and axle yoke for proper assembly, then disconnect propeller shaft at axle yoke.
  4. Disconnect connecting rod at steering knuckles.
  5. Disconnect shock absorbers at axle housing.
  6. Remove stabilizer bar connecting links to spring tie plates attaching bolts, if equipped.
  7. Disconnect breather tube at axle housing.
  8. Disconnect stabilizer bar link bolts at spring clips.
  9. Remove disc brake calipers, rotors and brake shields.
  10. Remove U-bolts and tie plates.
  11. Support axle assembly with suitable jack to relieve spring tension.
  12. Loosen rear spring shackle to spring attaching bolts.
  13. Remove front spring shackle to spring attaching bolts and lower spring to floor.
  14. Remove axle from under vehicle.
  15. Reverse procedure to install.

Jul 25, 2009 | 1984 Jeep CJ7

1 Answer

2002tahoe replace rear coil springs


drop rear shocks this should allow the axel to drop low enough to pull the springs

Oct 14, 2008 | 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe

1 Answer

Rear axell spring


i suggest to drop by the closer metal working garage
he can reinforce it professionally

Jun 28, 2008 | 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

17 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cars & Trucks Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

Randy Ohler

Level 3 Expert

14585 Answers

Are you a Car and Truck Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...