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    can anyone tell me why i get a crunching noise from the front end when i go over any bump(speed bump or a bump in the road .I got a vectra c 53 plate. It sounds like springs but i have had them checked and they are fine ? please help

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    Search "crunching" for details and part numbers etc... but its the ARB bushes or drop links. mines same and changing them soon...

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    as above been out today to change both arb bushes again after only 3,000 miles!! very common problem as well as the drop links to do both sides it around £40 from dealers, fiddley but straight forward job, might be worth checking radiator mounts also.

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    Its the front Anti roll bar bushes-approx £3 per bush (1 each side) and possibly the Anti roll bar Droplinks as well. Worth doing them at the same time-approx £15 each.
    Takes about 1hr each side to do the links and bushes together.
    Did mine this morning as had the same noise and now perfect

    Sorry Sig got in there b4 i could send my reply
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    please can you tell me where to get the arb bushes from i found the drop links on euro parts . engine number is y20dth its a late 53 vec 2.0 dti sxi

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    £1.50ish each from vauxhall bud...

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    paid just under £3 for each bush, only available from dealer, unless somebody has found from a different location

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