check rear shock system

Asked by Oct 26, 2016 at 12:04 PM about the 2001 Buick Park Avenue Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my car seems to bounce too much in the rear, how do i check or test it?

4 Answers

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Push down on the rear of the car and listen for the shocks. If it is bouncing to much that is a giving that its the shocks. Also make sure your tires are balanced.

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Or you can take it to a pepboys and get a free inspection

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15 year old car, mist likely you need new shocks

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Yes, if it is bouncing, no need to perform the test, If you have over 60K, just replace them.

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