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post #1 of 9 Old 06-01-2014, 07:34 PM Thread Starter
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Rear End Shimmy

When I either accelerate quickly or let off the gas the rear end seems to shimmy. I'm new to owning a Jeep so any advice would be helpful.

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post #2 of 9 Old 06-01-2014, 08:10 PM
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Sounds like bad bushing in the control arms in the back, either lower arms or upper arm
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post #3 of 9 Old 06-02-2014, 04:40 AM
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Most likely the rear lower control arm bushings.

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post #4 of 9 Old 06-02-2014, 01:38 PM Thread Starter
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I'll check that out. Thanks for the advice.
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post #5 of 9 Old 06-06-2014, 01:23 PM Thread Starter
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How difficult is it to replace the bushings on the rear control arm?
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post #6 of 9 Old 06-06-2014, 02:37 PM
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How difficult is it to replace the bushings on the rear control arm?
As far as I know you have to buy the whole arm. I think it was ~$100 for the set for me and took ~1 hour to swap them out.

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Doorman P/N 520368 on Rockauto.

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post #8 of 9 Old 06-09-2014, 09:18 AM
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Doorman P/N 520368 on Rockauto.
Dont go with those, unless you want to replace them again in 6 months. Get some OEM MOPAR or IRO.

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post #9 of 9 Old 06-09-2014, 11:40 AM
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Dont go with those, unless you want to replace them again in 6 months. Get some OEM MOPAR or IRO.
I've had mine on for over a year, and not a single problem with them. What makes you say he'd need to replace them in 6 months??

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