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Rear end rubbing

I also would like to ask about an issue with the left rear wheel area. The car seems to be riding very low on that corner and its actually within about 3/4" to an 1" of the tire. Could this be a spring or broken strut issue? It is driving alright on level roads.

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Most probably a broken crown spring this is the part at the top. this can also cause damage to the shock if not fixed.

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