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Rear end sways real bad in the rain

When driving on dry pavement on highway or city,after going over bumps,cracks,dips etc.,the rear end sways. Especially in wet weather and makes driving dangerous. What can cause this? Bushings?Shocks? Mechanic briefly looked at the bushings and said they looked fine,

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Shocks, they only have a life of around 80,000 miles and the bushings on the shocks could also be worn if they don't have that much miles on them. Most places have life time replacement warranty as long as you keep the receipt, so every 80,000 miles you just have to pay for the labor unless you do the job your self. Good luck and hope this helps. remember you get what you pay for so don't buy the cheap shocks since there life time yuo'll really only have to pay for them once. 

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