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1997 Acura RL Base 4dr Sedan

1997 Acura RL
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Front-Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
19 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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April 5, 2013, 10:15 am

Makeeta C

Question: I think i might need new struts

It started a week ago when ever im driving with more than on person in my car and m turning left or driving down a hilly road my back rear on the passengers side makes a scratching noise. Bit when im in the car by my self it never makes that noise even if im turning

April 9, 2013, 2:37 pm

Richard W
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It could be the rear shocks. It also could be a sway bar end links. I would spray W-D40 all over the rear shocks and bushings. Then go drive the car. If it goes away it was just a dry bushing.

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