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constant little knocking from the rear.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by tdi-man, Mar 17, 2011.

  1. tdi-man

    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    think my rear top mounts are gone got a constant little knocking from the rear .

    ordering new shocks at the same time..

    any think else worth doing while working on the rear ?
     
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  3. FranA3

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    i would check the condition of the rubber mountings that go on top and below the springs too while your there as over time they can perish
     
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    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    ok will do ..
     
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    I had something similar the other day in my van, turned out to be the wheel had slightly slackened off and the bolts needed tightened up..
     
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    I get a bumping noise at the back and think it's the plastic undertrays on the swing arms they certainly feel a bit loose and rattle about a bit, maybe worth checking before you pull your suspension apart.

    Alan
     
  7. tdi-man

    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    NEW rear shocks and top mounts and bump stops and shock sleeves fitted ...NO MORE KNOCK...
     
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    How much for it all (as mentioned) if you don't mind me asking? I think I need this done.
     
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    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    all parts trade came to £90 ish and half hour to fit
     
  10. FranA3

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    how much were your top mounts mate ?, glad you got it sorted tho i bet its so much better to drive now
     
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    £15 each plus got new bumps stops cause they changed the shape of them
     
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    wow thats not too bad is it mate £15 isnt a bad price at all cheers mate
     
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    I need to do this the rattle is sooooo annoying! Where did you get the parts from, stealers?
     
  14. FranA3

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    prob TPS mate
     
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    Ideal, ta mate.
     
  16. tdi-man

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    m8 got me shocks cheap but rest of bits from tps
     

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