AUTODOC recommends protecting the environment and disposing of used parts properly
Shock Absorber: disposal recommendations
The hazardous waste content of the used part depends on its design and condition. For example, a used shock absorber may contain synthetic hydraulic oil (EWC 13 01 11), a hazardous pollutant affecting almost all sectors of the environment.
Consumer disposal options
The component must be disposed of according to the regulations for sorting metal waste and only after removing oil residues.
Industrial disposal regulations
The collection, storage, and disposal are carried out by specialist companies according to the regulatory requirements for this type of waste.