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    driving into work today. pulled into the business centre i work at (speed Bump Heaven) and when i was driving slow over the bumps, i was getting a sound like an old squeaky bed, never herd this before in the past.

    what do you guy's think?

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    Could be dry shockers.

    Was it at the front.. as radiator mounts can make this sound too.

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    I used to get this all the time with my 53 reg Vectra. Turned out to be dry suspension / anti-roll bar rubber bushes.

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    so does this mean my shock are on the way out or is this a normal thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slipperysam1984 View Post
    so does this mean my shock are on the way out or is this a normal thing.
    If it is your shocks, its not normal I'm afraid.

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    i'll have a check later to see if the seals have gone and leaking oil.

    ill have a look at the arm as well

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    So what was it mate? I have the same problem

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    Quote Originally Posted by vec3.2 View Post
    So what was it mate? I have the same problem
    I haven't looked yet due to weather and time.

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