Edward ... 3/22/2012
1988 Mercedes Benz 560SEL Base 8 Cyl 5.6L
Steering & Suspension
I get a thumping in the rearend when I'm driving, sounds like shocks or springs please advise.
EG9 K20A3 3/22/2012
The only way to find out is check for play for other suspension components such as bushings, but if asked to choose if its the springs or the shocks, its the shocks, springs rarely sag nor break and its only job is to control the movement of the shocks (bound and rebound).