Answers from the Engineer

How does a sway bar work?

A sway bar is a torsion bar that resists body roll. It does not come into use until the vehicle starts to roll or sway as would be encountered in cornering. When the vehicle enters a corner and starts to roll or sway, the sway bar pushes back keeping the vehicle level; he benefits of keeping the vehicle level in corners improves handling performance and reduces driver fatigue.

Posted on Wednesday, October 8th, 2008 in Uncategorized.
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