Originally Posted by kiwi29
My car has been dropping lower and lower since i've gotten my car a few years back. A friend of mine said it was the shocks that was dead. Another friend told me that my springs are dead? How can you tell which one it is without taking everything apart? The shocks still make a purge sound when i hit speed bumps and little dips just as it did when i first got it the only thing is that it feels more laggy when i take corners faster. Could anyone help me?
struts and shocks don't serve the function of supporting vehicle weight.
You will want to look at your springs, strut mounts and rubber suspension bushings for wear(in the case of the springs - sagging).