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Old 23 Jun 2006, 04:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Knocking Sound

Hey guy's,
I've started with a knocking noise when i go over a bump or over a pot hole. I have recently changed the Front & Rear drop links (Powerflex), i've been told that these are fitted ok and the problem is not with them.
The noise only last a second and but i think its getting louder.
I was wondering if anyone has any ideas what it could be? Any help would be great
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Old 23 Jun 2006, 04:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you checked your sway bars?
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Old 23 Jun 2006, 05:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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What do you mean by a Sway Bar and whats the best ways of checking it?
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Old 23 Jun 2006, 05:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Your sway bars. Check the endlinks. They might have busted. Just get up underneath your car and pull on them. Make sure they are tight.



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Old 23 Jun 2006, 05:14 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Excellent picture
I'm going checking now.
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Old 23 Jun 2006, 05:44 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Can't really see anything wrong just a bit of rust.
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I would check all of your suspension parts. Theres bound to be something loose.
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Old 23 Jun 2006, 05:57 PM   #8 (permalink)
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You could have a blown strut, check for leaking oil.
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also check your exhaust assy.
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Might be his subframe is loose too?
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Old 23 Jun 2006, 06:16 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Quote:
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You could have a blown strut, check for leaking oil.
Would the Oil drop to the floor (driveway)?
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Old 23 Jun 2006, 06:33 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Would the Oil drop to the floor (driveway)?
Struts normally leak over a period of time, look for oil on the strut.
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Old 30 Jun 2006, 09:27 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I've still not found the problem but im going for my M.O.T. tomorrow and Prosport are going to take a look at the problem.
I think the noise is getting louder, i hope it's something of nothing.
Cheers for the help guys
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Old 01 Jul 2006, 10:13 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Well good news, Prosports have said they can't see any major problem but they think the noise is coming from the Anti roll bar.
So i now need to order some front anti roll bar bushes!
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