Definitions for "MacPherson Strut"
Keywords:  strut, shock, suspension, damper, coil
A type of suspension layout in which a coil spring is positioned over a strut with fewer parts and less weight than conventional suspension systems. This layout is used on the front and rear suspensions of many passenger cars and on the front suspension of the Escape. (Refer to the Suspension Systems definitions for more details.)
Long upright suspension unit comprising a telescopic shock absorber mounted within a coil spring.
A combination of a coil spring and a shock absorber in one device.