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Old 08-26-2009, 11:22 PM   #1
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Default How can u tell if u need new struts/springs and rear shocks

Like the title says. Do u happen to know the symptoms and signs for new front struts and new rear shocks? BTW i have a 02 SLE with the electronic rear shock.
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Bottoming out the strut over bumps. Unusual tire wear. Leaking/oil around strut. Leaning to one side or another. Low on one side and not the other. Sloppy steering. You jack the car of the ground and you can collapse the strut by hand.
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