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    Default Creaking(frog like)/knocking front suspenion

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    I keep getting a creaking/crocking noise when i turn the steering wheel at slow speeds...im 100% sure its on the drivers side...i have read this can be top mounts or bushes? how can i tell?

    Also i uprated my drop links to the beefier saab replacements but im still getting a knocking noise from the left..i stuck my and on the drop link today and it had a little grease on the rubber...could this be faulty?

    The car is fitted with
    bilstein B8 shocks
    PI 45mm springs

    Thanks

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    Anyone?

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    Top mounts Id suggest, very common fault.

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    Thanks mate all sorted changed the bearings and top mount plate.

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    I'd have the wishbones checked too. I had that noise on the front of my old Vec and it was one of the wishbones had the weight of the car resting on it. Very dangerous, not saying it's the case here but have it checked.

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    Did it fix the knocking noise I have the same, pain in the hole.

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