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How can you tell when struts have gone bad? Details...?
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Bottoming out over bumps. When the car is jacked up, the strut expands fully or is locked up. Fluid draining from the strut. No resistance when pushing down on the any corner of the car.

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Bottoming out over bumps. When the car is jacked up, the strut expands fully or is locked up. Fluid draining from the strut. No resistance when pushing down on the any corner of the car.

Hope that helps. Why do you think you're struts are bad?
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“When the car is jacked up, the strut expands fully or is locked up.” These are signs that the strut(*) are bad…?
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