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  • Yasrid Yaz Yaz
    If a shock absorber is leaking, it is faulty and should be replaced immediately. Plus, you have a huge investment in your tires. A faulty shock can cause immediate and costly wear on tires. Turning a shock replacement into a much bigger repair job.8 May 2019
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