MOdern shocks display poor riding characteristics before they start weeping
fluid.. because the gas that prevents foaming is long gone and ride will be
harsher as the internal temperature goes up.
If you let it go until the fluid drops below a certain level, the handling
will become dangerous at some point.
Shop around. But do have them replaced as a pair... unless the failing shock
is less than 2 years and 20,000 miles of age.. then replace it with an
identical unit only. Otherwise any quality pair.
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