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Rear end sways all over on good roads.


If the steering wheel is "crooked" after the mechanic worked on your vehicle, you need to find another mechanic to diagnose the problem.

Jan 02, 2014 | 2004 Ford Explorer

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Rear suspension sway axle side


could be rear wheel bearings - they come as a complete assy with brake hub - approx $45 each side - 1 hour per side for replacement. Also replace the rear sway bar links $8 for a set - other than that you could have a bent wheel and or loose rear control arm bolts - remove the rear wheels and check all mounting bolts - I had this problem and my rear end felt like it was shimming when I went around corners - 5 minute fix

Oct 27, 2013 | 2000 Ford Focus

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Back end weves side to side


Were you towed recently, or any damage? The rear ends of these cars are notorious for going out of alignment. Check bushings, sway bar links, wheel bearings for play, etc. any more info you give me can help me narrow it down.. Thanks, Dean

Feb 28, 2012 | 2003 Oldsmobile Alero

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1995 toyota camry sways when turning


I'd be concerned a linkage has come adrift in the back end somewhere, or one of the rear struts has failed and lost its oil. Another possibility is that a rear wheel is loose, either at the wheel nuts or the hub itself.

Here is a diagram, at p 80 and p 89.

http://www.turboninjas.com/camry/sa.pdf

Have a look under there and compare it to this, try to see if anything has fallen off. Look at the rear strut towers to see if there is any fluid leak visible which might indicate one side is not functioning.

With the car jacked up, grab each rear wheel at the tread, front and rear, then top and bottom, give it a hard shake to see if you can feel any looseness.

Never get under the car when supported only by a jack of any type. Use axle stands or wheel ramps.

Feb 10, 2012 | 1995 Toyota Camry

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I need to locate a service manual to remove and replace a plastic fuel tank with a metal one. Also for body/mirror and door replacements. Help--Thanks


  1. Release the fuel system pressure using the recommended procedure.
  2. Remove the fuel pump unit through the access panel in the floor of the trunk. Drain the fuel tank into a portable fuel siphoning container through the opening in the fuel tank where the fuel pump is mounted.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, wrap a shop rag around the connections to absorb any fuel spillage due to residual pressure in the lines.
  1. Disconnect negative battery cable.
  2. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Remove both rear tires.
  3. Remove the exhaust pipe rubber insulators off the mounting studs of the rear of the vehicle and in front of the fuel tank.
  4. Using grease pencil or paint marker, place alignment marks on the fuel filler hose, filler tube, vent hose and vent tube.
  5. Remove the rear splash shield from the right rear wheel well.
  6. Disconnect the fuel filler hose and the vent hose near the fuel filter.

  1. Disconnect both ends of the sway bar from the stabilizer links. Use a grease pencil or paint marker to outline the position of the crossmember ends on the frame rail.

  1. Remove the crossmember mounting bolts and pull the crossmember down until it stops.

  1. Place a transmission jack under the fuel tank to support its weight.

The sway bar bracket bolts must be replaced after loosening or removal. Only use original equipment bolts as replacement.
  1. Remove the sway bar mounting bracket, heat shield and fuel tank strap. To prevent the sway bar from falling down, install sway bar mounting bracket with the bolts finger-tight only.

  1. Carefully and slowly lower the front of the fuel tank. Slide the tank away from the crossmember while pushing the filler vent and fill tube over the crossmember. Detach any remaining fuel or electrical connections. Lower the fuel tank.

To install:
  1. Position the tank on the transmission jack or other suitable lift, with the shield and the tank strap in place. Raise the tank over the crossmember and place it in the proper position. Be sure that the electrical connector, pressure relief/rollover valve hose, fuel supply and return lines are accessible through the opening in the trunk. Check to be sure that nothing is pinched or kinked in any way.
  2. Push the vent and the filler tube over the crossmember. Rotate the sway bar into position and install the sway bar brackets.
  3. Raise the tank into place and position the sway bar mounting bracket and the tank straps in place. Tighten the bolts to 44 ft. lbs. (60 Nm).
  4. Raise the crossmember into position and align with the locating marks made during removal. Install bolts and tighten to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm).
  5. Reconnect the filler tube and vent tube making sure to align with the marks made during removal.
  6. Connect the sway bar ends to the link arms and tighten sway bar mounting nuts to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
  7. Install the exhaust onto the hangers. Install the rear splash shield in the right rear wheel well.
  8. Install the rear wheels and lug nuts. Tighten the lug nuts, in a star pattern sequence, to 95-100 ft. lbs. (129-135 Nm).
  9. Lower the vehicle.
  10. Install the fuel pump module.
  11. Connect the fuel supply, return and vent tubes. After installation of the quick-connect fittings, check for proper connection by pulling back on the quick-connect fitting. The tube should lock in place. If the connection is not complete, make sure the black plastic ring is not causing the locking retainer to jam in the release position.
  12. Install the fuel pump access cover and gasket. Tighten the fasteners and install the trunk liner.
  13. Install the filler cap and reconnect the negative battery cable.
  14. With the ignition in the ON position, access the DRB III ASD Fuel System Test to pressurize the fuel system. Check for leaks.

  1. Check the rear wheel alignment and adjust, if necessary.
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Aug 16, 2010 | 1994 Dodge Intrepid

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Rear wheel sway bars are broken


my back wheel moves back and fouth while the car in park. it look like a bar is broke what is that?

May 10, 2010 | 1999 Chevrolet Lumina

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Suspension?


have the sway bar looked at in the back. if it is loose or broken it will sway. it is the bar connecting the two rear wheels. there are upgrade kits that offer a heavier bar. Also check rear tire pressure. the tires will roll out if too low a pressure is aboard.

Jul 01, 2009 | 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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When driving car swaying on the rear axle for lancia kappa 2.0


Replace the rear sway bar links or the sway bar bushings. Either or will cause a sway in the rear. If it is one side of the rear is off set . Car going down the road at an angle. Align the back of it...then realign the front.

Jan 23, 2009 | 2007 Lancia Zagato

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Rear shocks replacement?


i assume that this is a sl2 or a sc2 both have a rear sway bar and possibly have binding sway bar links. remove rear wheel and find link that goes from rear sway bar to strut and make sure it is able to pivot. if they are binding they make a lot of noise and need to be replaced

Nov 26, 2008 | 1992 Saturn SL1

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