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Rear bounces when going over bumps - 2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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  • beegeelogan Dec 18, 2009

    Thanks for all your help. Found the real source of the problem. BROKEN REAR SPRINGS! With less than 80,000 miles a real "shock". Have owned American made products for almost 50 years and have NEVER had a spring break. So much for "premium quality" (and price) foreign made products.

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Hi Beegee,

The rear shock absorbers are beginning to fail. Replacing them will fix your problem

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Posted on Dec 10, 2009

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Change shacks

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Renew the shock absorbers ,or refill them with oil

Posted on Dec 10, 2009

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    Colin Stickland Dec 19, 2009

    wow a broken spring ,must have had some sort of load on it or gone over a speed hump whilst aiming for the moon.didnt you notice the difference in height from the broken spring like the car sagging on one side ?? truck springs yes but car springs?? well in saying that getting problems of late with this because of all the speed ramps being installed here in this area (alicante spain) had three cars over last month all spanish owned ,young lads and a girl ,with busted coil springs on the front of the cars ,Us old dinasaurs dont have a problem ,we never go fast enough because we know the dangers of speed in built up areas .Also drink and driving .nothing worse than spilling it ,thats sacriledge

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SOURCE: bouncing in front and rear when going over bumps.

Change those struts!!!!!

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