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    Went round right hand bend and was a bang not loud but not quiet lol what could it be

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    Spring, drop link, strut top mount. Take your pick

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    Well drop link was replaced not so long ago

    Spring wouldn't the car be sitting low

    Top mount not sticking up

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    depends where spring broke, could be bottom bit so car would sit ok

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    Quote Originally Posted by marc vectra sri View Post
    Went round right hand bend and was a bang not loud but not quiet lol what could it be
    Bang from the front or back

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    Front mate

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    The spring tends to fracture at the bottom coil quite a lot so you wouldn't see the height difference. Just get your hand under the arch and have a good feel
    Strut tops don't need to be sticking up to be failing, but in fairness they tend to have a grind or squeak when they go

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    Yea didn't grind or squeak was like a twang kind sound it's done it a few times before

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    Quote Originally Posted by marc vectra sri View Post
    Yea didn't grind or squeak was like a twang kind sound it's done it a few times before

    pm ed you

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    I'd almost put money on a spring having cracked

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