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    with the slight knocking sound I mentioned in previous threads.

    I decided to hoover out the car and when I got into the back seat I heard that rattle again. It is coming from the back passenger side. Seems to me like its a suspension issue as when I got in the back it made the sound and did it when I got back out.

    JUst need to find wether it's a coil or bush or something else. Any thoughts?
     
     

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    While i was googeling for the cause of my suspension sagging, I came across a thread regarding the "strut top mounts" basically they can collapse causing your symptoms. common fault apparently!!

    Worth a look mate
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbl View Post
    with the slight knocking sound I mentioned in previous threads.

    I decided to hoover out the car and when I got into the back seat I heard that rattle again. It is coming from the back passenger side. Seems to me like its a suspension issue as when I got in the back it made the sound and did it when I got back out.

    JUst need to find wether it's a coil or bush or something else. Any thoughts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jay-craven View Post
    While i was googeling for the cause of my suspension sagging, I came across a thread regarding the "strut top mounts" basically they can collapse causing your symptoms. common fault apparently!!

    Worth a look mate
    I have in the garage next week for my MOT, I'll get them to check and do any work then.
     
     

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