It remains a gas under high pressure and doesn't corrode the inside of the shock. Repairing would also mean lack of life and they can go bust anytime.
Check the lower arm and associated bushes. Energy-generating dampers shock absorbers. Jan 2009 Location: The following BHPian Thanks svsantosh for this useful post: About the Author. Leaking Dampers Shock Absorbers: Regarding rubber bushes, if car is old or has done more than lets say 30K kms.
Leaking dampers issue? If so, can anyone please recommend... Related Content. I replaced both the dampers even though only one was leaking since the car had done 40 K Kms and hence I expected the other one to be also weak. You might want to check with some cabbies to find out if such work is done locally. Nov 2009 Location: If the bushes are young changing the shocks alone with Gabriel brand hard versions should take you along for another 40000 km on good roads.
Tata Safari Storme: Check the insulator, if it has a play, replace it 3. As GTO and others have said, replace the shocks, don't try to fix them. Repair can be done but its a waste of your time and money which I learned the hard way.
Links would need replacement after 1 lakh kms. The changed unit will give you better driving pleasure. Remember Me? Troubleshooting a Honda Outboard. Tweet this Thread!
Kanpur Posts: Would I do it: The Tata Service Center is recommending replacement of not only shocks... Hence, thought of checking with gurus if there is a way out. If the shock losses its pressure for an unknown reason you will most likely have to rebuild or replace it.