rjhat Posted February 8, 2004 Report Share Posted February 8, 2004 I was going to attempt to change the oxygen sensor that is causing my caddy to fail emissions. I jacked up the front of the car and placed 2 jackstands under it. After about a minute under the car, I heard the infamous sound of crunching metal. I immediately got out from under the car just as the wheels made contact with the ground. The car had CRUSHED the jackstands!!! I still haven't made the repairs, and at this point I am considering letting a garage with a lift do the job for me. For all the novices out there like me, this is a VERY HEAVY CAR, BE CAREFULL!! I probably should have left the jack under the car for extra support, but I felt that the jackstands were enough. I guess I was wrong and it almost cost me dearly. The jackstands were rated at 3000 lbs each, but were quite old. PLEASE, don't make the same mistake i did! Use extra support whenever your under your caddy! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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