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Re: Strange sound from rear - Bad shock?

Robert Phillips writes:
> <strut replaced on my 80...strange banging noise...cross between a strut and
> <a bad bushing...
>    In my 87 4000S, I have a noise that is coming from the right side strut.  It
>  sounds just as you described, and has been there for quite some time.  I have
>  already had the strut bearing replaced and it didn't stop.

I had the same noise on my 4000, and it turned out to be a
loose hood hinge.  I tightened a bolt and the noise went away.
Check for these benign stupid little things first before
replacing expensive components!

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