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Old 26 Jul 2009, 09:55 pm
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I just purchase a 2002 limited with 50k miles this vehicle was park for a year
i drives ok no problem until the car goes into a hole or speed bump, and looks like i lost one rear tire and the trunk shakes very bad, or the car jumps like 4 times when going into a small hole
It also sound like a lose spare tire, but i remove it and test again same problem

can the bushings be bad or the shocks are gone ? the miles are low in this vehicle

any ideas ? thank you
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Old 26 Jul 2009, 10:02 pm
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If you want to drive up this way i can look at the bushings for you and see if they are bad but most likely the problem is in the tires from sitting a long period of time without being moved thus forming flat spots on them.It is also poss that the shocks are bad,but hard to say without seeing it.

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Old 26 Jul 2009, 10:16 pm
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forgot to mention i switch the tires and driving on a good flat road there is no problems, only when there are bumps holes or problems on the road
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Old 26 Jul 2009, 10:26 pm
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forgot to mention i switch the tires and driving on a good flat road there is no problems, only when there are bumps holes or problems on the road
Then it is definately your shocks but i would check those bushings.Have a mechanic look at it to make sure,just take it to someone you know.good luck.
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Old 27 Jul 2009, 11:05 am
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Sounds like the bell crank for the watts link. I had to replace it on my buddy's cruiser.
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Old 27 Jul 2009, 09:37 pm
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today i pull the shocks and they look ok ,
how do i know if they are bad ? i can push it in agains the floor and they go in and if i release it comes out slow

bell crank, is that thing in the midle ? how do i know if is bad ?
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today i pull the shocks and they look ok ,
how do i know if they are bad ? i can push it in agains the floor and they go in and if i release it comes out slow

bell crank, is that thing in the midle ? how do i know if is bad ?
thnk you

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Old 28 Jul 2009, 09:25 am
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thank you crewzin, my shocks are good ,springs look good so
it looks like i have to replace all he bushings and see if it stops
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