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What if a sway bar is broken, can you drive the car?

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What if a sway bar is broken, can you drive the car?


If you have a broken sway bar, it really isn't recommended that you drive the vehicle. If its a rear sway bar, you will feel a difference in the way the vehicle chages lanes, makes turns, etc. If it is a front sway, you will definitely feel a difference in the way the car handles, and it will get worse at higher speeds, possibly causing you to lose control.


Customer: replied 6 years ago.
It is the rear sway bar. Can I safely drive it 25 miles to the repair shop?


Yes, you can, but drive slowly, keep the speed down and you'll be fine.


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