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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-12-2018, 06:15 PM Thread Starter
 
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Need some help diagnosing an issue with my suspension.

Hey guys, own a 2008 Cobalt LT, not quite sure if this is the right place to post this. Well I bought a new car the day before yesterday and yesterday the suspension on my cobalt on the driver front there's a popping/clunkung when I hit bumps and when I swirve the wheel while driving, sitting still the popping ceases. Any help would be most appreciated, if more info is needed I'll provide it as I think about it lol. The sound to seem to be there on the passenger side too but the popping/clunking isn't there, kinda like a wobbling sound when I hit a bump.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-13-2018, 08:36 AM
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Sounds like a bad swaybar end link or bad lower control arm bushings.

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Thanks, it started to do it right when I got a new car lol. I haven't replaced anything on the suspension since I got it in 09 with 29k, now it has 131k.
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Cars are totally sentient - they always seem to misbehave if you get a new one.

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Lol, oh yeah.. Same with when you pay it off haha.
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