When I started out a long time ago replacing springs was a relatively rare job.
These days it's a lot more common.
It's an unusual MOT that hasn't got at least an advisory on one or more springs.
So much that I have invested several hundred pounds in new spring compressors for the workshop.
With todays road conditions broken springs are just a fact of life.
So much so that I now advise on even rusty springs as needing replacement.
Fortunately springs do appear to mostly snap under extreme torsion that comes from just what happened to you,
low speed manoeuvring,
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