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2002 Oldsmobile Aurora Base 4dr Sedan 3.5L

2002 Oldsmobile Aurora
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
18 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy
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May 7, 2009, 4:28 pm

Paul D

Question: Hi, about 4 months ago I had my rear air shocks replaced at

Hi, about 4 months ago I had my rear air shocks replaced at my garage. Each and everytime I start my car in about 3 minutes I hear the air filling the rear shocks. I think thats what the noise is. They were Monroe shocks and parts and labor was almost $200 so not cheap. I also hear the same noise now at times like when car not on level road or when extra people in back seat. I think that maybe installed wrong???
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May 9, 2009, 10:22 am

Tyler O

Possibly. However it could be a normal noise or maybe a separate issue altogether.

Take it in for a diagnostic. If there was an error in installation the shop should do the repair free of charge.

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May 9, 2009, 11:09 am

Paul D

Hi TylerO, thanks for getting back to me. There is no code from the computer but if its put on a lift maybe they can see if they didn't hook them up right....Again tyler, thanks!!
PS. I'll let you know how I make out with it at my next Oil Change/Lube and have them look then.

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