You probably know that your vehicle’s suspension system is located mainly beneath your vehicle, where it assists in such tasks as wheel alignment, handling, control, and ride comfort. There are many parts working together in your suspension system to keep your vehicle stable and smooth, including your axle assembly, control arms, springs, struts, and shocks. Your Ford Taurus shocks are mounted near your coil springs, where they work to keep your springs from bouncing excessively when you drive over a bump or a pothole, an action known as “spring oscillation.” Taurus shocks consist of a steel cylinder and a piston that slides in and out of the cylinder at varying speeds, with different degrees of resistance, depending on how hard your vehicle is bouncing.
Your shocks are velocity sensitive: the greater the oscillation (the faster they move), the more resistance your Ford Taurus shocks will offer. Since your shocks are under so much stress, they will eventually become worn out (relaxed) over time.
When this happens, you should replace your Taurus shocks right away in order to avoid a potentially dangerous driving situation. Relaxed shocks can’t dampen spring oscillation, so when you hit a road imperfection, your vehicle will just keep bouncing. After a while you will risk having your tires lose contact with the pavement, which can cause you to lose control of your vehicle, especially when you are turning hard corners or making sudden stops. Browse our extensive online catalogue for the Ford Taurus shocks you need, and enjoy our great low prices and fast, reliable shipping.You can order your Taurus shocks right here from our secure and convenient online server, or call our toll-free customer service number six days a week.