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Rear wheel wobbles can't drive

Driving down the interstate tire sounded like it was flat police followed to saftey and said back tire was wobbling he checked the tire and told me a bar was broken that controls the wheel the bar is about 2 foot long that looks like a u shape

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Get a new control arm, do not drive the car till it is fixed as you will end up in a accident

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That would be the rear control arm. You can provide a temporary fix using a 1 foot piece of 1" square steel tubing and 2 u-bolt brackets that fit over the broken arm (at any hardware store). Center the piece of tubing on the break inside the U of the control arm. Fasten the U bolt brackets 2" in from the ends of the square tube. This will last quite some time so you can get it replaced at a later date.

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