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When stopped, there is a motion in the back much as if the car has been bumped. Any ideas?

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  • uuajohn Jul 15, 2009

    It feels like a few quick pushes from the back while the car is at a dead stop. Although I thought it might be an engine misfire, I had the 100K tune-up and the problem persists. The car feels fine on bumpy roads, so I kind of disregarded the shocks/struts as a source of the problem.

    Thanks for taking the time to think this through and share your considered opinion.

    All the best . . . .

  • Mike Butler
    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Notice it change as fuel level in tank does? Or rear shocks/struts getting week. Does it bounce up & down, or just feel like a quick push from rear and back end of car stays steady? How does rear of vehicle react on bumpy roads?

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Check ur "U" bolts, connect axle to springs, check spring bushings and sway and stabalizer bar bushings

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