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      05-12-2013, 08:59 PM   #1
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HELP -- What happened here?

I was driving home tonight from my dads -- somebody left what appeared to be a dead deer in the road (55 mph speed limit). Nonetheless, I managed to hit it and now my suspension is acting funny. No body damage. Attached is a picture of a piece that is obviously broken, wondering what it is and how much it might cost to fix.

It is on the driver side.







Hoping not too expensive..

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      05-12-2013, 09:23 PM   #2
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No pictures came up on my iPad. What does the broken part look like?
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      05-13-2013, 05:19 AM   #3
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It's a small rod with what appear to be ball bearings. It looks like it attached to another rod that goes toward the wheel.

I'll figure out those pictures later on today.

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      05-13-2013, 07:01 PM   #4
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uhhh headlight leveling rod? Acting funny how?
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either for the headlight or a sway bar end link. the end link will cause more body roll up front if it's broken... the headlight leveling rod is also likely broken, it's plastic... anywho, if thats it, youre not looking at big bucks, an end link is about $40 depending on where you get it. you should have the alignment checked and make sure you didnt bend a control arm or rip a bushing out.
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I'd say headlight rod
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