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)

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Rear wheel alignment (incorrect)

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Rear axle hub (worn)

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Rear shock absorber (worn)

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Rear coil spring (weak)

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Suspension parts (worn) -
Bottoming Vehicle (overloaded) -
Rear coil spring (weak)

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Rear shock absorber (worn)

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Swaying/pitching Tires (worn or improperly inflated)

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Rear coil spring (weak)

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Rear shock absorber (worn)

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Rear stabilizer bar (bent or broken)

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Wheel shimmy Tires (worn or improperly inflated)

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Wheels (out of balance)

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Rear wheel alignment

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Rear upper control arm (worn)

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Rear No. 1 suspension arm (worn)

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Rear No. 2 suspension arm (worn)

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Rear trailing arm (worn)

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Rear shock absorber (worn)

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Rear axle hub (worn)

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Abnormal tire wear Tires (worn or improperly inflated)

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Wheels (out of balance)

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Rear wheel alignment

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Suspension parts (worn) -