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Very wobbly and makes a noise when spinning, we took off the back and saw two things that look shocks on each side, the one on the left is broke and just hanging, what are these called and how hard are they to replace?

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Hi.
i think you are referring to the damper units. they are basically shock absorbers so you were on the right track. they are very easy to fit, i think it is a nut or nut and bolt either end same as most car shocks. i would recommend replacing the pair though, as they have both done the same work and if one has failed then the other is probably not going to be too far behind.
i had one of these dampers go on my machine and managed to change the pair in well under an hour.

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