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Front sway bar on 1999 explorer is broke

Truck pulls to oppisite side and tire feather on that side that is broke will i need a front alingment after i replace bar

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Yes you will, and I would check the other suspension parts for wear first, ball joints are a major problem on this vehicles and cause the tires wear.

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tires? tires balanced? shake violently? if your jeep has a "Steering Stabilizer" I would replace it.

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Have a 1996 explorer sport with 200k. Daughter said the truck started to drive "like a boat tossing and turning" at highway speed. Front end was rebuilt not long ago. shocks seems fine and...


Yes this sounds like A sway bar condition and yes you can Replace just the links and bushings. I would not replace the sway bar its self unless that is infact what broke. I hope this helps you out. i would appreciate it if you would rate me.
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when they did the alignment did they notice anything broke or missing? most shops will not do alignment unless everything looks brand new. these vehicles along with the cherokee and grand cherokee are notorous for the sway bar end links breaking up towards the top of the link. check that and grad both driveshaft and push up and down and pull side to side on them if there is movement then change the u-joints. when alignment was done did they do 2 or 4 wheel alignment? rear mount could be broke also, depends on what set-up you have and how hard the person before you was on the jeep. they are alot more things this could be also? are the tires wearing different? check all 4 for signs, inside worn more then outside, cupping, feathering etc. just lay your hand flat and run it across the tire should go pretty smooth. this could also be a steering problem, you emntioned that it does not do it all the time? start checking these things if you haven't already and let me know i would love to help im a jeep fan also i own two of them. good luck and let me know

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