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Compressing a Vehicle's Coil Spring

by Nathan McCullough; Updated September 18, 2017

A coil spring is one of the most dangerous components of a vehicle. Learn how to compress a vehicle's coil springs when replacing front struts on a front-wheel drive vehicle in this free car maintenance video from an automobile repairman.

About the Author

Nathan McCullough graduated from Nashville Auto Diesel College in 1998 and received their “Craftsman” Award for maintaining a 3.5 GPA. He holds 7 of the 8 possible automotive repair certifications. Nathan has worked as a technician and service manager for both independent repair facilities and dealerships. He has also worked for Michigan Caterpillar.

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