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2008 rocking when driving, sorento, yes replaced all 4 sway

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2008 rocking when driving
JA: What is the model of your '08 Kia?
Customer: sorento
JA: Are you fixing your Sorento yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes replaced all 4 sway bar stablizer links
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Eric replied 4 months ago.

HI,

Does it do this on smooth roads as well as bumpy roads?

Does it rock when driving straight ahead or only when taking curves?

Does it seem to be coming from the front, the rear, or both front and rear?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
it happened on bumps and when in curves flat smooth roads ok
Expert:  Eric replied 4 months ago.

HI,

Have you tested the struts/shocks yet? If not, this needs to be done thru the simple bounce test. Push down hard at each corner nearest the wheels that you can. It should go down, back up and settle. If it goes down, up, down and up again, that strut/shock is worn