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    Sorry ..but thats the sound i get from my front drivers shock/wheel when hitting a few bumps.
    Got a 04 signum 3.0 v6 diesel..i recently had to have a new gearbox and while it was in having that done i got them to replace the rear arms which stopped the knocking on the back but when i asked them to check the front drivers side they said they couldnt find anything wrong with it ....said the top mount was fine and the spring and looked allright,,
    So thats 2x new front tyres and tracking,service,New gear box,new rear arms....
    But it isnt right as coming home tonight i hit a few bumps and get this Twangy sound which to me sounds like a spring..

    Help please..

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    snapped spring mate
    Vectra vxr custome remaps egr deletes dpf and diagnostic work all remaps are custome bench tuning avalible all genuine equipment PM for info

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    could be rad top mount's....
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    Sounds like the same thing on my old vec c and never got to the bottom of it, had it checked a few times and was told nothing wrong with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paulvectrac View Post
    snapped spring mate


    Happened on my old DTi last winter.


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    and mine
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    Has your car been fitted with the plastic spring insulators at the bottom of the spring?

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    Has your car been fitted with the plastic spring insulators at the bottom of the spring?
    My v6 cdti had to fit a second one going up the spring right next to the first cause the spring would slide under the seat then twang back on top.

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    I was getting a noise only got it sometimes a sort of clang/bang I new my top mounts on the front suspension were on there way out as they were becoming noisey when turning steering when stationary . So the other day I set to replacing them bu..ger of job lol but 3days of driving around noise has gone and steering is so much lighter total cost £30 for the two top mount bearings through euro car parts

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