how do i know if a shock is bad
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2004 BMW 330Ci Question: rattling sound from rear
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (15188 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper October 31, 2012, 21:10Master
rack up the car or jack it up and look at shock bushings and grab shock and wiggle to see if its loose
Answer #2your.mechanic October 31, 2012, 23:13Master
possible that other item(s) is rattling...shocks rarely rattle.
Answer #3ziptie12 November 01, 2012, 12:48Master
Under what conditions does the rattle occur? Going over bumps? On turns? What speed(s) is it most likely?Will it rattle when sitting still , with someone pushing up&down on any particular corner? Is Cap'n Crunch really better than King Vitamin?