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Front shocks feel like they bottom out when you hit bumps

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The car is 6 years old.average driving means 150000km.that is about the life expectancy of the struts.have them check the front suspension....tie rod ends ,ball joints upeer and lower control arm bushings can all generate noises and bangs..
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