XJS & XJ from KWE Cars

Steering, brake and suspension hints and tips from KWE

To determine if your steering system is worn you can do the following:

unequal tyre pressures

uneven tyre wear

different tyre types

incorrectly-setup suspension geometry

 

To determine if your brakes are faulty do the following:

there could be different brake retardation between left and right brake discs/pads

the tyres could have uneven grip

on ABS-equipped cars) you should feel the car judder violently as the ABS alternately skids and releases the brakes.

on non-ABS cars, at least one front wheel should lock-up and skid.

If it is not possible to make the wheels skid on a dry road then the overall brake efficiency is down, usually because one or more brake caliper piston is seized.

 

To determine if there are suspension problems:

ride height is incorrect

car has been lowered

wrong tyre profiles have been fitted

There are many more suspension faults that can be identified visually or by ear. Come and see us, we can spot them and correct them for you!

*Please ensure that you if you carry out any of the above, do so in a safe environment and manner.