Causes of Sagged, Cracked, or Broken Leaf Springs
are susceptible to wear because they have several moving parts, and this is why
it is important to check for sagged, cracked or broken leaf springs regularly.
To check for wear in your leaf springs, you need to check how the vehicle sits
when the tires are fully inflated without any passengers. Look under the
vehicle for any deflection, and if the vehicle is sitting unevenly, you might
have a weakened or broken leaf spring.
Where to Look for Leaf Spring Damage
can settle down with age, so this is important to inspect for in addition to
damage and cracking. Check for excessive wear in the area where the leaves rub
against each other during use. If there is dirt between the leaves of the leaf
springs, this can also cause wear as well as rust, which can eventually lead to
cracking or breaking.
off the springs with a wire brush it is possible to look for cracking and
damage on the leaf springs. Look for this damage in the places where the leaves
rub and at each end where the leaves are attached, including the shackle. It is
at these locations where the leaves are attached that cracking can most easily
What Leaf Springs are Available?
has leaf springs for all of the major car manufacturers, and we can also have
springs specially made for older vehicles for which the leaf springs are harder
to find. If you need the right leaf springs for your vehicle and want top-notch
customer service, look into what we have to offer. Here are a few models that
we have in stock for quick shipping:
·Jeepster/Commando front leaf spring, 6
Measures 20” x 26” with width of 1 3/4” and
thickness of 1 9/16”. Front bushings are included and the rear eye use HB745
bushings. Spring capacity is 605 pounds.
·Oldsmobile rear leaf spring, 7 leaf:
Measures 25 1/2” x 29” with width of 2”. Includes front eye bushing.
Exceptional Customer Service You Need to Replace Leaf
At General Spring
we know what it takes to find the right product when our customers need to
replace a sagged, cracked, or broken leaf spring. We have been an automotive
leaf spring and suspension authority since 1965 and in this time we have
learned what it takes to supply quality products, fast shipping, low prices and
keep items in stock. Whether you need to replace old, worn, cracked or broken
springs or require a heavy-duty option, we likely have exactly what you’re
We are ready
when you need to replace your leaf springs, or just need advice on how to
improve your suspension. If you are local to New Century, KS call us at
888-829-0619. We can also be
and we will get back to you as soon as possible
to answer all of your questions.