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    Default Advice on what to look for?

    Going to be going to look at a Signum at the weekend and after advice on what area's to check? Anyone got any pointers on what I should be asking and where I should be looking?

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    Cam belt history
    not specific to checking signums I know but it's a pricey job

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    It's a 2.0 t so its chain not belt iirc

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    Anymore suggestions?

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    Rear control arms no movement in rear wheels
    Knocking suspension
    Cracks in springs
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    Stuff steering lock to lock
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    Cheers for the list, not sure I understand the rear control arms one though?

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    he means the rear upper arms some call them banana arms on here lol

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    What's the easiest way to check them?

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    Crouch down and put both hands on top of the wheel an pull towards you. Any play means the bush is knackerd

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