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    had a knocking noise coming from the rear of my 1.9 150 sri for a few weeks now, and ive started to notice that when braking if you hit a pothole or cats eyes the back end feels very unstable and very noisy

    anybody hve a clue before i go spend loads on it?

    cheers

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    has had new arb bushes this week and new uca a few months ago
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    could be arb bushes being worn

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    Quote Originally Posted by neverlandandy View Post
    could be arb bushes being worn
    just replaced them, sorry forgot to add that, also had new upper control arms too

    cheers

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    Anybody?

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    If you're getting instability from the rear on bumps and turns, my money would be on the shocks.
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    just a quick update, it was the shocks, back end feels totally different now, dont feel all the pot holes as much now.

    cheers for the advice guys

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    What's your mileage. Read somewhere that shocks have a working life of 36ooo miles.

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    Glad you got it sorted.

    I should have put some money on it after all lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by jrh1 View Post
    What's your mileage. Read somewhere that shocks have a working life of 36ooo miles.
    119k so if thats the case there a bit past there sell by date!!

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