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Q: shocks? on 1998 Honda Accord

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rumbling noise in rear passenger side especially over bumps.
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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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