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    in the engine bay ive just opened the two caps were the bolt is for the front shocks and in one there is some oil the other ones dry, why would there be oil in one? do you think the shocks or bearing/mounts are gone

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    update when going over bumps i hear a crunch noise somethimes not all the time and the steering wheel feels like the wheels are loose when going over them, any ideas?

    going to save up for lowering kit and new front shocks.

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    Not sure why you'd have oil up there as the only place a shock would leak oil is at the joint between the tube and piston.

    Have you had work carried out on the suspension at any point?

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    not since ive had the car and thats been 2 years the guy had new springs before i brought it but theres no oil on the other side, i wonder if the dealer put oil in it because the mounts were making noise nd they used oil, i dont know,

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    Crunching over bumps normaly = anti roll bar bushes and drop links.

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