The track bar is a component of your vehicle’s suspension that aids in maintaining control when driving. Driving becomes dangerous if the track bar is loose. Track Bar Replacement should be done as quickly as possible.
What is the Purpose of the Track Bar?
The steering and suspension components attach beneath your car to keep your wheels stable. If they don’t keep their longitudinal and lateral locations, you’ll lose control of your car. A track bar helps in maintaining these positions on vehicles with coil spring suspension. Track bar’s one end is attached to your vehicle’s chassis or frame, while the other connects to the axle assembly. The bar’s pivoting fasteners, known as Heim’s joints, can be modified on both ends. The track bar maintains the lateral and longitudinal position of the wheels when the suspension travels vertically, assisting you in maintaining vehicle control.
The track bar is loose or broken if it feels loose, if it wobbles in the steering wheel or the body of the car, or if it clunks when going over bumps. The stability and suspension of your car are affected when you adjust the track bar. Skilled mechanics should only adjust your track bar.
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When do you need a Track Bar Replacement?
- When driving at highway speeds, you get a swaying sensation
- Over light bumps on the road; your vehicle makes a clunk noise, especially at lower speeds
- When driving, you may experience wandering or a shaky sensation
How our Mechanic does Perform Track Bar Replacement?
- On jack stands, the vehicle is lifted and supported
- The broken track bar has been removed
- A new track bar has been added
- The jack stands are removed from the vehicle
- The repair is checked, and the car is put to the test on the road
An alignment is required after replacing your track bar, as with other suspension and steering components.
If you suspect your track bar is loose or are experiencing similar symptoms, have your car diagnosed. Contact a Swezo skilled mechanic for track bar replacement and conduct a four-wheel alignment if necessary.