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Bushings & Mounts

Tips, Diagnosis, and Repair: Bushings and Mounts

Suspension bushings provide a cushion between suspension parts to minimize and dampen vibration by reducing the energy transmitted between components. You can compare bushings and mounts to cartilage between joints in our body. Although extremely durable, over time these suspension bushings can wear out and cause a number of suspension problems. Automotive suspension systems are very complex and should be inspected or maintained by a professional. Listed below are some of the common signs of bad bushings: