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Hi experts, my car probelm is -- I used to hear some noise inside my car everytime I passed through rough road. driving on a smooth road seem to be fine and i hear nothing. i suspect my suspension failed but i'm not sure. is suspension also related to shock absorber? Need expert advise. I'm afraid my small problem might be a big problem soon! thanks, chris

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There are many bushings that can become noisy (even engine and transmission mounts) Original struts/shocks usually only go about 50k or so before they start to wear out. As it takes some looking,
in order to determine exactly what and where a problem like yours is I recommend that you have a good tech at a shop with a good reputation have a look at it. Then, If it's something you want to do yourself, that's your option. You can take a look underneath and check for obvious loose components but saying your suspension has failed is way too broad of a term. It could be something small or a few items that are worn, or it could be something larger in scope like strut bearings etc...But, from here I won't even try to guess!!!

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