[BiturboS4] Re: clunk
rich at pdi.com
Mon Aug 19 16:33:55 EDT 2002
Hmmm, i'm assuming by the lack of comments that nobody else has really
had a problem with these...i'm also kinda wondering if the car should've
been realigned after replacing them...(dealer didn't realign). If you're
right, i can't think of anything i've done that could've helped that to
On Mon, 19 Aug 2002 MTUGuy at aol.com wrote:
> Rich, it sounds like he could possibly be talking about the subframe mounts.
> They are along the same lines as engine mounts in that they are a rubber
> bushing that isolates the subframe from the rest of the vehicle. I can't
> imagine breaking one let alone two so soon though. Musta been a bad batch of
> rubber if this is indeed what the problem is.
> In a message dated 8/16/02 12:07:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> biturbos4-request at audifans.com writes:
> << I've got the dash rattle too, but recently i developed a heavy clunking
> somewhere low and ahead of the driver compartment. Only really apparent
> on low speed bumps...
> Dealer says : "2 subframe connectors broken in half". The service rep
> wasn't too clear with me on what these are - anyone know? Maybe where
> the front swaybar attaches to the subframe?
> I'm the mad pot-hole dodger, so i'm a little shocked i could've broken
> thru both sides (no blunt traumas here!). I guess the moral is, if you've
> got any clunking up front, get it checked out - he wouldn't let me have
> the car back until they could get parts to fix it 'cause he said it may
> be dangerous to drive! >>
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