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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300CE Question: car sags on driver right side

 

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b.cjewelry, Cincinnati, OH, May 20, 2011, 21:53
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i replaced front springs an struts an the car sits low in the front an its lower on driver front then passenger side.when i hit a bump it still hits hard as if i didnt do anything to it.. whats left to look at??? or what could it be?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, May 21, 2011, 01:27
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    Unless you have chassis damage, the suspension spring sets the ride height the shock absorber only absorbs the impact or change of road height . It has to be the suspension spring.

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    b.cjewelry, May 21, 2011, 15:16
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    ok the car was lowered but cut springs i replaced the springs, strut assembly an it sits at almost the same height it was when it was lowered an every bump i hit as more or less a bang it hits almost as if its i didnt even replace them its weird.. the springs an struts r new.. im so confused... thanks alot for ur help to im very greatful what about the lower sway bar bent? would that cause it to hit hard? an sit low?

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