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I have a used '14 LT and recently took a look at the rear suspension.  Currently I only have coil springs installed.  Wondering if that is supposed to be that way. Are the rear struts an OEM addition to the 2LT or should I be taking it back to the Chevy dealer that sold me the car and try to get this fixed under some warranty issue (I still have about 6K miles left on the warranty and even though I bought it used would it be worth the try).  Anyone out there already have rear shocks already installed or is this an anomaly exclusive to my car?  Suggestions anyone?

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The rear is a strut assembly and the shock sits in the middle of the spring like it would on the front. 

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I know that...I'm familiar with difference of coilover shocks vice coil and shock suspensions.  As noted my Spark only has coils out back and no shocks.  I see on Amazon that an OEM Rear ACDelco shock (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B010GJ268I/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=2XI79EBNELE04&coliid=I1OZRIJWE3UEO5) is available.  So to clarify, my question as stated is it standard OEM for just rear coils out back or is there supposed to be shocks as well?  Online sells a whole bunch of racing aftermarket coilovers that I have no need for.  I'm looking to ensure what I have is standard OEM equipment.  Sucks I bought it used but looking for suggestions whether or not I can take it back to the certified Chevy dealer I purchased it from and point out that I have the rear shocks missing and see if they can rectify my dilemma and have them installed under the remaining warranty I have left.

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Oh for God's sake....If you had no struts or shocks you'd be bouncing....alot..the spark has coils when you view from the underside rear and the coil over shocks can be viewed inside the rear wheel-well by looking above the tire area...

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Got it Retired Old Gearhead...brain farted and didn't put 2 and 2 together.  Just doing random inspects of the car whenever I can and for whatever reason did not make that obvious connection.  Just saw the coils and went from there. 

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What's a "Brain Fart"? Is that sort of like a temporary 'air-head' moment? If so, I could have a useful term to use around the home...

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