Did my right rear shock fail and leak?


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kyalami321
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Did my right rear shock fail and leak?

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Hello everyone ... I noticed yesterday a pool of what looked like brake fluid on the floor of my garage on the right side of my rear tire. I noticed the connection between the shaft drive and the rear wheel was wet, but the topmost thing that was wet was the bottom of the rubber boot of my right rear shock. Did it fail and leak? Am I looking at a simple shock replacement here? Thanks!



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Re: Did my right rear shock fail and leak?

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Most likely a shock seal. They can be easily rebuilt for much less than the cost of a new one.

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