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Geo Prizm Sound When Driving Over Bumps May be Struts/Bearing Plates

 
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994

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If the vehicle develops an annoying, clunking sound when driving over bumps it is usually the struts and strut bearing plates. These may need replacing at 100,000-125,000 miles or sooner. If the noise is a more of a squeak or groan, it can be usually be eliminated by spraying a light lubricant on the suspension bushings 1-2 times per year.

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