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Blown Shocks? Take a peek..

Does this look like the shick edited: schick lol, rides like a shick is damaged by the oil stain coming down?



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Re: Blown Shocks? Take a peek..

Anybody have any ideas if this indicates a bad shock? The seepage is on both fronts..
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Re: Blown Shocks? Take a peek..

hard to say since it doesnt look "wet" to me. Couldve been something you drove through...but if its on both quick shocks...it could be? Have your dealer take a look
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Re: Blown Shocks? Take a peek..

FYI-I had a expert tell me one time that when shocks/striuts are new they may release a tad bit of oil. This may be the case here?
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Re: Blown Shocks? Take a peek..

Thanks for the responses. I am not sure myself as it could go either way. Both chsocks do have the same stain. The suspension is fekked up anyway and if you read mu thread I am keeping of the list of problems the symtons do point to bad shocks. JRNYC's list of Overland Summit Issues. Dont know if this condition proves it or not of course but I did see another post here this week with similair pics but no oil seepage, Cant find the dam post though and Ive searched quite intemsively.
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Re: Blown Shocks? Take a peek..

i have seen blown shocks and there is LOTS more oil...it just pours out and coats everyhting. Theer would be 0 travel etc.
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Oh cool info thanks!
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Re: Blown Shocks? Take a peek..

Blown fronts tend to look like this.
Front suspension (Non Quadra-lift) absorber fail
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