Sway bar missing

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  1. machine

    machine Welcome to the Machine OT Supporter

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    Went to the mechanic the other day to get my brakes fixed, and he tells me I'm missing my left-side sway bar. How bad is this?
    Can I afford to ignore it?
    I drive an Mercedes ML320. (I know, wrong forum but this one gets a lot more traffic :x:)
     
  2. dr.zed

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    Prolly means a sway bar "end link". Yes its just like disconnecting the entire thing. There will be no harm, other than the car will feel "floppy" on initial turn in of a corner. Sort of like running winter tires for the first time after taking your summer tires off.
     
  3. Corz

    Corz ha ha! snikt

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    end links usually cost a shop around 30 bucks. they arent bad to put on yourself

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    it's the vertical piece with the rubber bushing next to the spring
     
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    good to know. any ideas why it's missing? do they tend to just pop out or what?
     
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    They can loosen and just fall out. I had it happen once on my Camaro.
     
  6. Snafu

    Snafu more than meets the eye

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    They fell out all the time on those mid 90's Explorers.
     

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