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Old 02-16-2013, 01:20 AM   #11
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I don't think this is just a rear sway bar issue. There were countless foci that were sold without the rear sway bar. I'd bet more on a rear control arm bushing or arm bent if the car was wrecked.
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Old 02-16-2013, 01:50 AM   #12
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Also a 4 wheel alignment with the rear being as close to zero will help

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Does anyone have a pic of were the sway bar bolts up I have an 02 se four door my rear end likes to jump around when hit bump in a turn front end is all new handels go till you hit a bump
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Its weird because I brought my car to a shop to get it checked out and they said they felt the sway problem, they checked everything, and they still couldnt figure out the problem.. I have looked back there in the past myself and didnt see any problems. At the same time though, I never really paid attention to whether or not there is a sway bar back there.

That'll be my next thing to look for. I'll also make sure to check for any bent rear control arms or bushings as well. You would think the auto shop would check it but who knows. It was a Sunday I brought it in and no one wants to work on a Sunday. So how knows.

Thanks for the ideas. Anymore would still be appreciated
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Could be you have a bad bushing or two in the rear control arms or trailing arms?
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i had problems with my car swaying and found out it was bad wheel bearings in the rear of car...now it drives like new
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Thanks a lot SaleenMonkey for the Idea.

I really didnt think about that being the problem to the sway issue. I know when I first tried the process of elimination, I changed out the Shocks and in doing so we found out the rear passenger side wheel bearing was seized up. We couldn't get it off, so we had to take some bolts off from the back and do some other crap.

My plan was to eventually get it changed out but didn't think it'd be that big of a deal until it came time to mess with the rear drum brakes.

So atleast for now, I think that'll be my next move :)
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