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Mazda 3 suspension bushes worn

Suspension bushes need to be replaced. how is this done and what is cost?

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SOURCE: How Much For A New Suspension???

Dear Kathrynn
If the suspension is shot you should perhaps be walking away from this bargain. Or if you are really keen at least consider getting it looked over by a professional - after all it is only five years old.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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SOURCE: How Much For A New Suspension???

ur prolly lookin at maybe 600 - 700 $ for a decent set car parts r never cheap

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The ABS light will stay on only when a problem exists. Once repairs have been completed and no problems exist the ABS light will go off on it's own. Take the car back to where you had the work done and have them fix it. It shouldn't cost you anything. If the ABS light was not "on" when you took the car to them, DO NOT let them charge you to fix it. They caused the problem. They can fix it. Good luck. Hope this is helpful.

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SOURCE: front suspension knocking noise

Your car being 15 years old, your better of replacing the Sway bar end link. You can pick them up at Auto Zone, Napa, and Parts Source, the urethane bushing kits go for around $35.00 for both sides. The urethane bushing kits last at life time and when removing the old end link, try tightening the nut till they snap the bolt which is easier then to remove the nut from the bolt. It takes about 30 min to replace both sides and make sure you measure both end link at the end of the job to make sure they are equal in length. Good luck and don't forget the lock tight.

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