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wierd sound coming from underneath (HELP)

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Vikz, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. Vikz

    Vikz Member

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    alright guys,

    was driving along a very uneven road last night and heard this weird sound coming for underneath the drivers side area. it was like two plates hitting eachother.

    i don't hear it when i go over speed bumps but i hear it alot driving on even surfaces. getting a bit worried so can anyone shed some light on what it could be.

    thanks.
     
  2. Buster

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    Exhaust/cat heat shield???
     
  3. Vikz

    Vikz Member

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    do you reckon it's just loose? i'm hoping it's nothing too expensive.
     
  4. darko

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    probably best to take it to a friendly quik fit and put it on a ramp to have a look underneath - they will should do this for free
     
  5. Vikz

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    cheers, will probably take it down to kwik fit tomorrow and see what they say.
     
  6. Ben_yo

    Ben_yo Going places - just not sure where!

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    Ive noticed a similar noise coming from the underside of my car, seems to be coming from the rear of the car though. Think i need to get underneath and take a look. :keule:
     
  7. fingermouse

    fingermouse thats me

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    could be a lose trim ???? the wheel arch one fastens to the subframe and can come loose
     
  8. VAGMAN1

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    could a loose engine tray?

    either way get it up on a ramp ASAP!
     
  9. Vikz

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    let me know whats wrong with yours when you have a look underneath.

    i jacked up the car and had a look, the catshield wasn't loose and the exhaust seemed fine but i think the cat shield is a bit too close and thats what is hitting. :confused:
     

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