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    hi all newbie here.

    i got a 2006 vectra club lpg/petrol

    i get a knock/ bang coming from the rear drivers side of the car when i go over a bump,
    it is only on this side and when im on a flat road it doesnt happen.

    not very mechanically minded but i always try and fix things myself to keep the cost down.

    is there any bushes that might be worn etc?

    thanks in advance

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    Engine : Z18XE,Z19DTH,Z20NET

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    sounds like the upper arms are knackered, cheap enough to buy but not fund to fit, i paid a bloke £80 to fit mine, the arms cost about £40

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    cheers mate
    will both sides need to be done as the knock is only one side?
    and will it need doing soon
    it has just had all 4 springs done for the mot and i thought the knocking noise was that but it is still there.

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    its best to do both sides to balance the car properly.. its worth checking your ARBs (anti tool bar bushes) as well while there at it..

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    cheers nige,
    cant believe all the springs needed doing as the cars only done 59k
    i went for a cheaper option of buying from ebay they came off a 2008 sri so they will be a little lower than my standard club springs, hope they last a little longer.

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    lol factory springs are known to break mate, most of us replace them with something better for roughly the same price or cheaper than a dealer replacement spring set..

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    luckily they were only £30 not sure what my mates going to charge tho for fitting them tho.
    if they go again i think ill go for lowering springs since reading a few discussions on this problem.

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    my rear knocking noise turned out to be the shock itself, found out after fitting driver side upper control arm

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    i did all my springs and shocks in an afternoon having never done them before.. a pro can do them all in a few hours or less.

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