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2009 Toyota Corolla Base 4dr Sedan Man (SE)

2009 Toyota Corolla
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
26 mpg city / 35 mpg hwy
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November 13, 2012, 9:19 am

William S
 

Question: Do I ned to replace all 4 struts?

Had a vibration problem I thought was in balancing and was told I need all 4 struts replaced at a cost of $876. At 70k miles, why would all 4 struts go bad?


November 22, 2012, 10:54 am

Elizabeth K
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Struts can be considered worn after 2 years of use, but that doesn't mean they are causing your vibration problem. Here's an article on how to check for wear, but I recommend you get another diagnosis:
http://www.aa1car.com/library/ride1.htm


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