Mechanics

STRUTS

2001 Ford Taurus

Drive Train Axles Bearings problem
2001 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 101000 miles

need to know if you can tell whether the strut is bad when you replace the springs on rear?
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Tattina
October 17, 2008.




Hello,

You can check the struts by pushing down on the vehicle at the corners. If the vehicle only bounces a few times then it is most likely good. If the vehicle continues to bounce then most likely it is bad. Also you will need to inspect the strut for damage, rusting out and or leakage.

Obxautomedic
Oct 17, 2008.


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