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2001 Buick Lesabre only 80K miles everything perfect, but feels "loose" in the rear end when I hit a big bump

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I would check loose or worn rear suspension parts.

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Does a 2001 buick lesabre have shocks ? if so how much does it cost to replace?


Ok first of all your car has shocks in the rear and they are not very hard to replace or terribly expensive. The front has what they call struts which in effect are shocks with a springs wrapped around them as an assembly. Replacing struts can be expensive and will probably need to be changed by a shop if you are not equipped to do it yourself. You will most likely need to get the wheels aligned as well. I recommend calling around to different shops for a price. My guess for new front struts installed plus the alignment is $300-$400.

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When I hit a bump I bounce and bounce and bounce.


If the bouncing is in the front it is probably a strut.
If the bouncing is in the rear it is probably a shock
look for the shock to be oily indicating the shock is bad. But
usually if the car is bouncing two or three time after hitting a bump
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Rear end of the car sways back and forth when I hit a bump.


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I am not getting any shock action on the rear of my 2000 Lesabre. The rear of the car gets unstable when hitting bumps; like driving a hardtail. The problem came on suddenly after not driving it for about...


Your Buick LeSabre may have air shocks on the rear. Check the shocks for leakage or stains from previous leaking. If the shocks are leaking you'll need to replace the set. Don't replace only one shock-replace them both.

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I HAVE A 2004 BUICK RENDEVOUS WHEN I HIT A BUMP IT FEELS LIKE THE REAR END IS ON ICE. WHAT COULD IT BE


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