Originally Posted by Mistofoleez
I just checked my car. It has the "reinforcing plate" I do not think this is the sole issue, nor is it the fix for which we are all desperately hoping.
Turns out my home a/c blew up. The decision to trade has been delayed indefinately. One major problem is that every car i drive in this price range (24-28 k) has crappy suspension noise.
While I don't think it's the sole issue, I do think that the reinforcement offered by the plate does help with suspension durability and noise.
I think that the ultimate fix will require new strut bearings, strut mounts, bolts, and a new strut brace.