c180 knocking at rear wheel

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hi can someone pls help me i have a 98 c180 sport estate when i go over 60 mph there is a rattly knock coming the rear left wheel that increases with speed any ideas thanx
 

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Has any work been done to car recently ??????
 

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shock absorber? or a lump on a tyre? possibly combination of both
 
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hi thanx for all your comments no work has recently been done.when i say rear wheel the noise is coming from that area.could a bearing?
 

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Something hitting the prop shaft would be nearer the mark I think
 
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thanx malcolm ill have another look.ithought the exhaust was loose on a rubber at first but ive checked it and nothing ,but the sounds certainly coming from that back left side.
 

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There are a few heat shields that can come loose when the pop rivets fail
 
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good luck finding it im pulling my hair out!!!
 
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very good made me smile
 

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