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Broke rear upper strut mount


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#1 subynut

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Posted 19 May 2005 - 01:08 AM

Ok, this is getting rediculous. While I'm doing my sister's brakes, I notice the right rear strut would sqeak every time I touched it. Found out that the bushings are toast. I finally found the clunk when you go over bumps. Now, either the parts stores dont know what I'm talking about or they just don't have such a thing:
It's hanging like this:
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If I push up on it, it looks like this:
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Anything that's rubber is considered shot in AZ, so the junkyards are out. Any sugestions?

#2 GLCraig

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Posted 19 May 2005 - 02:07 AM

Remove the assembly and see if the nut that should be at the end of the strut rod is still there or just loose.

#3 torxxx

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Posted 19 May 2005 - 02:07 AM

the nut that holds the mount to the strut musta backed off. You may be able to tighten up the nut,. but most likely, its bend or broke. get a used strut from a JY or from a parts car and you'll be set

#4 subynut

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Posted 19 May 2005 - 12:06 PM

Ok, I'll check it out. Thanks!




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