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Old 11-13-2012, 12:50 PM   #1580
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Originally Posted by Mistofoleez View Post
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.
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