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    S3 front suspension clonking

    With all the good weather recently, I've had the windows open a lot at low speed.

    When driving over uneven roads, speed bumps and parking, I can hear a clonking / rattle noise coming from what I think is the front suspension. Now that I've heard it, I notice it during all slow driving around town at sub-20mph speeds!

    It's not the click you get from the S-Tronic, it's more "hollow" and substantial than that - and definitely related to suspension movement. I'm covered under warranty for any problems, but would really rather this wasn't true!

    Any experiences or recommendations?
    S3 Sportback S-Tronic (2010) - Brilliant Red
    Technology Pack (RNSE 2, Bluetooth, 6-CD stack), BOSE, roof rails, 2 child seats and 310bhp

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    Mine has a similar hollow ish rattle/rumble from the front at low speeds. Just been mot'd etc would like to know if it's gonna be a problem too.
    Present -
    2009 Audi S3 TFSI Quattro

    past -
    2006 Mercedes SLK350
    2004 Honda S2000
    1995 Toyota MR2 (Mk2)
    1996 Fiat Punto 55SX
    1993 Rover Metro
    1991 Rover Metro (RIP vs tree)



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