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    I have a knocking / clunking noise from front of car ( near side) it sounds like metal to metal tho ???, worse when i go over bumps etc.

    I HAVE CHECKED DROP LINKS / ANTI-ROLL BAR BUSHES, BOTH LOOK OK.

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    they may both look ok but 80% of the time its the droplinks and arb bushes that cause the noise when going over speed humps sounding like metal to metal grinding noise

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    Top mounts

    But when you say look have you checked for play?

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    had car jacked up just so that the wheel was off ground by 2" inch, put pry bar under wheel and checked for play all looked ok ?

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    Brake pads rattling in calipers see if they move mine are doing it on uneven roads

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    Snapped spring, engine mounts, radiator mounts, track rod ends, drop links, strut top mounts, there's several things it could be.
    "Doing a good job here is like wetting your pants in a dark suit, you get a warm feeling but nobody else notices"
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    CHECKED SPRINGS AND ENGINE MOUNTS both ok , WILL LOOK FURTHER WHEN THIS ****** RAIN STOPS HA,

    ITS QUITE A LOUD KNOCKING / CLUNKING NOISE ....

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    I think your caps lock button's broken too fella...
    Last edited by Ian-Highlander; 5th July 2012 at 11:28.
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    LOL lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian-Highlander View Post
    I think your caps lock button's broken too fella...



    I'd guess at a broken spring, or worn droplinks

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