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Lisa1704
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Aug 27, 2008, 11:55 PM

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I have a 1998 Honda CRV. It had a slow leak in the back tire and I took it into to Firestone to get 2 new tires put on the back of the car. Immediately after I left the tire store my car bounced as I drove. I mean my car bounces (up and down, not a vibration)! I feel like a bobble-head doll when I drive now! I checked and set all four tires to proper air pressure - no difference. I took it back and they balanced the front tires but it still bounces. He told me my struts are bad. I can't believe my struts went so bad within the hour that my car was in the shop. Do you know what else could be wrong with my car?


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Tom Greenleaf
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Aug 28, 2008, 2:43 PM

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Interesting description! Hmmmm - does it bounce if you just bounce the car while just sitting there and keep moving up and down?

What speeds and road condition will allow this?

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jayeffel
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Aug 30, 2008, 9:36 AM

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It could be that a low tire might absorb any shock of a broken strut; a strut could have been broken but the tire being low did absorbed the added bounce. Possible, but probable?




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