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2001 Suzuki XL-7 Plus 4dr Manual 2WD

2001 Suzuki XL-7
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Two Wheel Drive, 4-Door, Sport Utility
18 mpg city / 20 mpg hwy
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September 19, 2012, 7:01 am

Jowanie R
 

Question: what i need to fix my suv

my xl7 slid into my mail box pole last winter, on the rear driverside. the rear window smashed out from the force. I thought just the rim bent but when i changed the tire it drives as if the axle had shifted to the passenger side. i am currently deployed in afghanistan and would like to fix this issues as soon as i return. What d i need to fix this??


September 23, 2012, 9:10 am

Richard W
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You will have to inspect the suspension. You could have a bad control arm, hub bearing or tie rod arm. I would like to say thank you for your service in the military.


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