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Old 11-05-2010, 01:17 AM   #1
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Default Leakingrear shock?

So last time i went for an oil change the dude told me my rear right i believe shock was leaking.
how do i check this/fix it!
also where is it leaking from i looked and dont see anything..
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Old 11-05-2010, 10:05 AM   #2
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If it's leaking you replace it
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Old 11-05-2010, 10:10 AM   #3
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You'll see an oily residue like this:

The cure is replacement. There aren't any seals to change, just buy new struts.
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Old 11-05-2010, 06:30 PM   #4
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And to add to the above, it is strongly recommended to replace them in pairs! both rears, or both fronts, or all four. Then get an alignment.
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