Car jumps to left on bumps

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When I hit a small bump, or bad patch of road surface, at apx 50mph and up, the rear of my car jumps to the left.
I had this once on my 850R, after I went sideways at about 5 to 10 mph, and hit a curb with the rear wheel.
But this has only just started on my car, and I know I have not hit anything.
Any suggestions?
 
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id check springs and shocks as a weak side may be the problem or possibly the steering damper may also be at fault
 

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It is possible that the bushes on one or more of the rear suspension links are getting worn, or a front wish bone inner bush is worn.
 
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Springs are brand new all round, they have covered about 3-4k Miles. The dampers seem to be working ok, they are not leaking - but still, as you suggets, possibly on their way out.
I know I found anti roll bar bush and link worn. Forgive a silly question, but all I can see on my arms/wishbone is a small crack, about 50% of the rubber, subframe side. Would that be enough?
...Oh and while we are on the subject, are good pattern parts ok to use, like ATE, or should I stick to MB bits.
Cheers.
 

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If the rubber is split its shagged!
Easy to change, i used pattern one from e bay £80 ish for 2 arms.
Pics are old bush cut open.
Bush pic is obviously stretched in the vice but when on the vehicle just a small split
Nipple pics these 2 nipples contol all the sideways load and as you can see one has snapped allowing loads of movement.
Car w203 2001 c320 75k



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Excellent, cheers Lynall.
PS: Love the "plastic piece of poo" bit, classic! (...or in my case, 'Elegance').
 

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Ahha this must be a mechanical term!:)

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no, i dont think we'd be allowed to post up the technical terminology as they would be edited out/removed/offend. so we go for the next best thing! LOL!:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
 


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