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drivers side front creaking on pull off

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    on pull off drivers side front starts to creak from the wheel area and when comming of a curb drivers side wheel just drops off hard and curb hits the bottom of car the car is a 1999 s3 apy standard with 68000 on clock
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    sounds like arb/driveshaft rub to me, are you lowered?
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    not lowerd standard
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    it it from the drivers side when you turn right and drop off a curb? dont know how to explain the noise but its a grinding/rubbing like someone is sliding a wooden chair back on a laminated floor?
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    yeh
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    jack up the drivers side and check the driveshaft. sounds like the anti roll bar is rubbing on the driveshaft, it is thicker on the drivers side.
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    will do but what about the wheel dropping of hard
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    have you checked your top mounts mate

    chris.
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    maybe get some harder suspension? have you checked you front struts for leaks as they could be bottoming out causing the banging and arb hitting. standard suspension shouldnt do that normally i only had problems over 40mm. im now about 80mm lol.
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    top mounts are fine
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    ok time to take the piss out now
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    Tyre pressure ok
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    tyre pressure 32 psi all round
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    noise is still there ​ANY BODY WHO CAN HELP
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    problem sorted wishbone bolts were loose at the back were they hold on to the sub frame *ucking garage
    had put in a new rack and forgot to tighten them wont be going back there again
    should i name and shame
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