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Re: front suspension noise--advice needed
I don't know if this is applicable to the type 44, but I just corrected a
distinct and increasing looseness (and noticeable clunk) in the front end
of my CGT by tightening loose ball joint attachment bolts.
Just a thought.
On Thu, 23 Sep 1999 22:19:36 -0400 Phil Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Lately, when I turn the steering wheel even slightly when the car is
> rest or just taking off ('91 200q), there is often a distinct pop or
> that seems to come from the right side strut. I hear this noise
> whether the
> wheel is turned right or left (although it's not noticeable while
> the car
> is at speed). When I listened for it today with the hood up while
> turned the steering wheel, I could distinctly hear a ringing sound
> (coil-spring vibrating?) along with the thunk.
> Is this kind of noise typical of a bad strut bearing? The strut
> pieces are
> probably original and at 110k miles. When/if I replace the bearings
> sale this week at TPC), should all the other bits between the
> bearing and
> the spring be renewed as well?
> Phil Rose Rochester, NY
> '91 200q mailto:email@example.com
> '89 100
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