Problem Description and Possible Solution
Premature wear in various multi-link suspension components can cause noises that are difficult to diagnose. Worn suspension parts can also cause uneven tire wear and create steering alignment problems.
Average mileage: 61,425 (11,700–94,000)
16 model years affected: 1995
, more1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
21 people reported this problem
The first 400 miles were fine and then the suspension/shudder began. It can be felt in steering and the car pulls in the direction of the bump as if the struts are not absorbing any of the road irregularities. The vibration can also be heard as a grinding sound the instant the wheels start to turn and the car does not roll smoothly; the sensation is a side to side pulling motion.