If your strut is broke you can still drive it but it makes it very unsafe and noisy every time you hit a bump it will clank and bottom out.
ANS 2 -If a strut breaks it will actually change the angle of the wheel relative to the car frame, often allowing the top inner edge of the tire to rub against the strut and quickly wear out.
hydraulic fluid leaking from it, broken spring, broken/grinding bearing plate (some struts)
its not straight
I'm pretty sure there are no symptoms. You will know if your pinky is broken IF....There is no swelling, no pain, and it works normally. Those are clear signs of a broken finger.
Under inflated tires, broken sway bar, broken sway bar links, bad shocks/struts, broken springs, worn steering and suspension parts.
Symptoms of a broken heat pump can vary. They can include a drop in temperature, leaks, and noises.
Rear shocks/struts are bad.
There are a variety of symptoms for a broken leg in a cat. Some of these include limping, excessive crying and meowing, and irritability.
One of the symptoms of a broken timing belt is the very loud sound that comes from the vehicle when you try to turn it on. Even though it is loud, the car will not start.
Yes, if your car has shock absorbers it would only be if they are broken in two pieces; if your car has struts then it is probably the upper mounts that are bad. If it is struts and you have the upper mounts replaced, you will also need an alignment.
On any vehicle equipped with struts, a strut is just a shock absorber that is a integral part of the steering geometry. Some symptoms are unusual vibration in steering. scalloped or cupped wear patterns on the tires, and oil leakage from the top of the strut tube. Most struts last about 50K MI.