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STEERING AND REAR END SWAYING

2000 Toyota MR2

Steering problem
2000 Toyota MR2 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 62000 miles

This problem has been going on for about 8 months. The rear end seems to jerk to the left or right at certain times. About a few months ago I started to notice something leaking around the right rear tire. Yesterday I hit the brakes fairly hard and it felt like I hit something. I then later hit them hard as I was about to miss my exit and the car just about rolled. It took me from the right lane over to the left lane and almost to the shoulder. It was just a big jerk. I continued driving slowly and at one point without using the brakes it felt as if my back in was coming around me. I got to me destination and looked and it looked like there was oil on the wheel well on both sides. Also, I do want to point out that it has new tires that are about 2 months old and they are almost drag car bald. The others only lasted about 6 months. Thanks.
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Plmgrad
February 10, 2008.



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