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1998 Honda Accord Question: shocks?

 

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al cassillo, 2.3L 4 Cylinder, Massapequa, NY, October 20, 2009, 08:16
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rumbling noise in rear passenger side especially over bumps.

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    October 20, 2009, 14:33
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    There are several possibilities, the shocks may be bad, but I would check the rear sway bar links first. Make sure the bolts are tight per the technical bulletins (below) and see this pic to know where the links are located: http://bit.ly/accord_rear_suspension They are #6 and #7 in the picture.

    Service Bulletin 97-069
    Applies To: 1998 Accord LX and EX Models – L4 thru VIN 1HGCG5...WA021768
    October 27, 1997
    Rattle From Rear Stabilizer Bar
    SYMPTOM
    Rattle from the rear suspension.
    PROBABLE CAUSE
    Loose nuts on the rear stabilizer bar cause a rattle from
    the rear suspension.
    CORRECTIVE ACTION
    Retorque the nuts on the rear stabilizer bar to the proper
    specification.

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