REAR SUSPENSION SYSTEM PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE

Tech Tips

Use the table below to help determine the cause of problem symptoms. If multiple suspected areas are listed, the potential causes of the symptoms are listed in order of probability in the "Suspected Area" column of the table. Check each symptom by checking the suspected areas in the order they are listed. Replace parts as necessary.

Rear Suspension System
Symptom Suspected Area Link
Vehicle pulls to one side while driving Tires (worn or improperly inflated) Click here
Rear wheel alignment (incorrect) Click here
Rear axle hub (worn) Click here
Rear shock absorber (worn) Click here
Rear coil spring (weak)

Click here

Suspension parts (worn) -
Bottoming Vehicle (overloaded) -
Rear coil spring (weak) Click here
Rear shock absorber (worn) Click here
Swaying/pitching Tires (worn or improperly inflated) Click here
Rear coil spring (weak) Click here
Rear shock absorber (worn) Click here
Rear stabilizer bar (bent or broken) Click here
Wheel shimmy Tires (worn or improperly inflated) Click here
Wheels (out of balance) Click here
Rear wheel alignment Click here
Rear shock absorber (worn) Click here
Rear axle hub (worn) Click here
Abnormal tire wear Tires (worn or improperly inflated) Click here
Wheels (out of balance) Click here
Rear wheel alignment Click here
Suspension parts (worn) -