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Re: Loud bang from front end of car
Another way to view it is from the perspective of preventative maintenance.
Both springs are likely to have incurred the same wear & tear, so are equally likely to fail.
Plus, the cost for 2 x a single spring replacement is likely to be greater than for 2 replaced as a pair.
In addition, you are only inconvenienced the once, rather than on 2 occasions (when either event could be signaled by a burst tyre).
For all these reasons, I would replace them as a pair.
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