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    Default Is it me?

    Not sure if I'm feeling something that isn't there but thought I'd ask, drove the vec (1st time in months) and when I went over small bumps / man hole covers the car felt like it was unstable on the road, could this happen and what would cause it?

    Bit like gone over bump and car went over another bump that wasnt there - strange I know and could just be me!

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    Vehicle : Facelift Insignia/Corsa D

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    Go out to the car grap a hold of the top of each of the rear wheels and give them a sharp tug, If you feel a knock then your upper control arms are knackered

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    thanks it does feel like its the rear, while the car is free standing I assume and not while its jacked up?

    Is this a big job if they are knackerd?

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    Yeah check while the car is on the ground. It's a bit of a fiddly job due to a lack of room but is fairly straight forward

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