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Old 05-12-04, 04:35 PM   #1
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I have a 95 LS with 125k miles. It likes to wander back and forth when
going down the road. It will even change lanes sometimes requiring
me to correct for this drift fairly often. If I give it some steering correction,
it tends to overcompensate too easy.

The shop said everything was tight in the suspension and steering linkage ??
So, I had new tires and had it aligned to see if that would correct but still same
problem.

Is it easy to miss the wear in the suspension ?


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Old 05-12-04, 11:12 PM   #2
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I have a 95 LS with 125k miles. It likes to wander back and forth when
going down the road. It will even change lanes sometimes requiring
me to correct for this drift fairly often. If I give it some steering correction,
it tends to overcompensate too easy.

The shop said everything was tight in the suspension and steering linkage ??
So, I had new tires and had it aligned to see if that would correct but still same
problem.

Is it easy to miss the wear in the suspension ?


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In my opinion you have bad struts then if your Strut Rod, Tire Rod Ends, Control Arms, and Bushings all checked out fine.
This happens at highway speeds right?
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Old 05-13-04, 07:51 AM   #3
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If there are upper and lower control arms, then the struts should not locate
the suspension,right ? So how would the struts cause the suspension angles
to deflect ?
I did a search and dug through old posts and it looks like there are
lots of problems at least with first gen 90-94 ls control arm bushings.
Are second gen owners having the same problems ?
I guess that is where I should look first.
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Old 05-13-04, 11:13 AM   #4
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I found this post

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/show...threadid=31514

It says that their dealer is fixing 20 cars a week with lower control
arm bushing problems.
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