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Old 10-22-2006, 22:41   #1 (permalink)
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Weird suspension problem

I noticed yesterday that when going around right hand turns the left rear tire "bottoms out" in the wheel well. When I finally got a chance to check it out there was obvious rub marks on the inside of the wheel well. The car also is sunken heavily towards the left rear. Is it just a blown out shock or something more serious? I do not know if it has "air ride". 1999 P71 Crown Victoria.
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Old 10-23-2006, 17:25   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Weird suspension problem

You have a bad rear spring - sounds like it could be broken...
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Old 10-26-2006, 10:00   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks, but I figured it out. I bought new rear shocks, replaced them and then I noticed something I've never seen before. I snapped the passenger side rear track bar clean in half. $50 later I installed the track bar off of a 2001 Grand Marquis, centered the rear axle and now the clunking is gone.
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Old 10-26-2006, 15:35   #4 (permalink)
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That'll do it. Good to hear it wasn't expensive or difficult...
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