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    have a slight knocking noise coming from the rear drivers side (i think) going over bumps on the road.had 3 kids in the back today and the noise had gone.

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    Check the rear control arm bushes (common fault). Jack the wheel up and secure the car (axle stand) and grip the top and the bottom of the tyre and rock it as though you are checking for wheel bearing play. If the bushes are worn you will feel movement
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    keep the three kids in the back, fixed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lump View Post
    keep the three kids in the back, fixed
    lmao

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    Quote Originally Posted by GARY3306 View Post
    Check the rear control arm bushes (common fault). Jack the wheel up and secure the car (axle stand) and grip the top and the bottom of the tyre and rock it as though you are checking for wheel bearing play. If the bushes are worn you will feel movement
    only just bought the car and it had new rear control arms just fitted a couple of weeks ago.

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    Well in that case I would check that they have tightened every thing up. Oh it happens, believe me
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    Quote Originally Posted by GARY3306 View Post
    Well in that case I would check that they have tightened every thing up. Oh it happens, believe me
    will check them out tomorow.
    thanks

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    turn up the stereo ? nah just kidding, what gary said lol

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