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    Question knocking noise at rear

    As above my 2.2 has developed a knocking noise when going over bumps around the rear behind the drivers side and sounds as if its under the car, its just passed an mot but could it be a link bush or something, any ideas

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    ive got a noise at the back
    its my parcel shelf try taking it out and
    see if it still does it

    also mine was bushes

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    will do I will take it out in a mo and go for a test drive and let you know

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    Quote Originally Posted by skidmark1 View Post
    will do I will take it out in a mo and go for a test drive and let you know
    ok mate

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    well removed parcel shelf and checked spare wheel to make sure that was screwed down tight, still had a knock when going over speed ramps only when done with off side rear not near side rear, the knock was like a small hammer tap from what seamed like the under side of the car

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    Quote Originally Posted by skidmark1 View Post
    well removed parcel shelf and checked spare wheel to make sure that was screwed down tight, still had a knock when going over speed ramps only when done with off side rear not near side rear, the knock was like a small hammer tap from what seamed like the under side of the car

    i would have thought that they checked the springs at mot
    and the shock absorbers for leaks

    rear bushes i was thinking

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    this might sound silly but is it a metallic sound? I had one doing my head right in then notices my rear plastic arch liner had come loose lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by skidmark1 View Post
    As above my 2.2 has developed a knocking noise when going over bumps around the rear behind the drivers side and sounds as if its under the car, its just passed an mot but could it be a link bush or something, any ideas
    have look at this


    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...se+rear&page=2


    sounds like arb rear bushes

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    That seams a good place to start, I was also thinking it might be the upper control arm bushes, BTW does a vec c have rose bushes like a vec b

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    Quote Originally Posted by skidmark1 View Post
    That seams a good place to start, I was also thinking it might be the upper control arm bushes, BTW does a vec c have rose bushes like a vec b


    yeah. took mine to get checked out a few weeks back. Ended up getting to rear shocks(change in pairs) ps upper control arm and Rear arb's. But alot better now.

    one less thing to worry about for a good while.

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