Shocks or struts

Asked by Feb 01, 2015 at 02:22 PM about the 2004 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Whats the difference between shocks and
struts, which one would you recommend
for my truck

2 Answers

10,610

A shock refers only to a shock absorber in the suspension system. A strut does the same thing, but they usually are integrated with a large coil spring. The front struts on a vehicle are integrated into the steering and suspension and have a bearing at the top. Google some picks and the difference will become obvious.

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They don't interchange if that's what your thinking. They are 2 different kind of parts

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