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1" is a decent drop and it will depend on what else you are changing. If you're just using springs to lower the vehicle, then you'll probably have issues with bumps and your struts going out faster or even banging loudly as they bottom out. If you're going to do that, then you should consider going with struts designed for lowered vehicles or find a set of ...
To check if your suspension is kaput you will need to stand near each Axel and depress the fender, if it bounces up two or more times than they might be shot. Alternatively you can manually inspect the suspension by checking each of the coils and dampers for any oil leaks (dampers) and deformities(Coils). If all the above things are good then as paulster ...
If the car feels like a galloping horse then chances are that the shock absorbers are non-functional. An old-school method of testing the shocks is to press down on the front or back of the car and let go. If the car rebounds up and down 2-3 times it means the shocks are not doing their job. Shocks can be replaced, but they can also be reconditioned by ...
Um... Here's the Duralast Rear Sway Bar Link for your vehicle on AutoZone.com. Part number EL159. It's just called a sway bar link and in the description it specifies front or rear. It's the same part whether you have the 4 cylinder or the 6. On RockAuto.com, it's called a Stabilizer Bar Link and in the description it specifies front or rear.
I pulled the tires off and inspected the front end suspension and steering, and found that the sway bar linkage on the drivers side was detached.
I've had this behaviour on a number of vehicles and a number of time. Each time it was caused by a different source. These included; Worn out engine mounts causing the engine / gearbox assembly to move around on and off throttle Worn out rear wheel bearing so there was excessive play and the rear wheel was effectively causing the car to rear wheel steer ...
It is called "Torque steering" The link provides various causes and solutions.
The vehicle in question is a front-wheel drive. FWDs are sensitive to front wheel alignment, since the front suspension and wheel linkages work under different conditions when accelerating and not accelerating: on acceleration, the wheels push backwards on the road, thus tend to move the front suspension forwards relative to the vehicle. on ...
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