12-07-2005, 04:48 PM
Re: struts freezing in cold weather?
<email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have a 1994 Camry that I know has worn struts. Normally they are a
> bit loud and the ride isnt great (but not unsafe yet). However, in
> below freezing temp, when I drive the car, it is like the rear
> suspension is frozen and it bangs loud and bounces you around. What
The rubber mounting bushings have gotten hard and will make a rattling or
knocking sound, especially if the strut is cold. The cure is a new set of
strut mount bushings. If you have the struts and bushings replaced at a
Toyota dealer, you will have lifetime parts and labor warranty on those
parts at any Toyota dealer in the U.S.
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