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Old 09-22-2009, 07:41 AM   #1
mihaim77
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Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Palm Beach, FL.
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My Ride: 2003 M5
Need help with hard/stiff rear shocks on '03 325i stock suspension.

The car: 2003 325i sedan with stock suspension.
BEFORE: today everything was fine, car rides perfect, no problems.
AFTER: later in the day I lift up the car(completely off the ground) at my mechanics to change the oil. After all is done with the oil change I put the car back down on the ground and drive it: then I notice that my rear shocks are very hard and provide no "cushion" when going over bumps.
The height of the car did not change at all but both rear shocks are very hard and feel as if the rear suspension was lowered with coilovers.

Can anyone tell me why this happened or what I need to replace?

Thank You
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