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Old 12-15-2003, 01:37 PM
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Originally posted by haasman

Be sure and check the upper shock mounts as well. If you see little tiny cracks from the top, there is a good propability they are torn at the bottom.

Also check the front dust boots (plastic bellows). These usually disintegrate long before the shocks go. I replaced them on my 190 last year. They are not expensive parts at the dealer. Since the struts have to come off to replace them (not at all a hard job) I also removed and carefully inspected the top mounts and they appeared as new - no cracks.

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