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Old 02-14-2009, 10:56 PM   #1
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can somebody post pics of what the driver side wheel well and the passenger side wheel well should look like? specifically pics of the sway bar. i think that the sway bar has rotted off of our bonneville and i need to verify this asap!

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Sounds like one or both of your sway bar 'end links' broke.
Is your car handling really bad?

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no, its not handling especially bad but it looks like something isn't connected right with the sway bar...its kinda just hanging in there
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If your seeing the end of the sway bar....where the end link would go through..than I would have to say the the end link just broke off. Not uncommon with all the road salt and corrosion.
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how much is that to fix?
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cheap if you do it yourself. Parts are only from about $6.99 to $16.99 for both sides.
It'* a relatively easy job to do.

I'll see about having a write up done on it ASAP for you.

Do you have a camera to take a photo of what you are seeing?
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yes i have a camera, but its my girlfriend'* car and she'* never in one place long enough for me to do any major work on her car. i'll see if she can loan me her car for awhile because there'* other things that i need to work on as well.
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