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Can i drive 400 miles with bad struts

I am about to move in 3 days and do not have the money until next month to fix my struts, can i drive 400 miles with boxes in my car on bad struts and not get into an accident? they are not rubbing on the tires but they sound terriable and a machanic said i needed to replace them right away but i think he was trying to get money out of me because i am a woman. he also said they were rubbing on the tires but there is no wear marks and they arent even touching them. i have to move to start a new job in a week. help please.

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