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Blown out shock

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by MowTaco, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. Apr 24, 2011 at 2:57 PM
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    MowTaco

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    Hello TW

    I believe I may have received a defective shock when I lifted my truck. I put new Doetshe Tech shocks in the back about a month ago. Yesterday I was under my truck and noticed oil around the top of one of the shocks. I haven't really payed attention before but this isn't normal is it?
     
  2. Apr 24, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    Brunes

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    Nope....Oil should stay in the shock.
     
  3. Apr 24, 2011 at 3:05 PM
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    If your leaking oil you might also have air getting into the shock which lessens shock parts life ie seals and such
     
  4. Apr 24, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    So I should call them and try to get a replacement?
     
  5. Apr 24, 2011 at 3:23 PM
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    It could be a warranty item. It definitely won't hurt to ask them.
     
  6. Apr 24, 2011 at 3:23 PM
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    yes.
     
  7. Apr 24, 2011 at 7:01 PM
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    That was kind of a stupid question I guess... I mean doesn't that seem kinda obvious?

    Needless to say I emailed them. Has anyone else had any experience with this company? They were very helpful at least when ordering.
     
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