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Front suspension rattle

Discussion in 'Suspension, Steering & Brakes' started by Bikesnoopy, Dec 5, 2012.

  1. Bikesnoopy

    Bikesnoopy Senior Member

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    The front suspension has started rattling on my wife's A210.
    Its mainly over smaller "stutter" bumps & poor road surfaces.

    Should i suspect anti roll bar drop links, or something more sinister. . . ? :neutral:
     
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    television Always remembered RIP

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    Certainly the roll bar drop links and the rubbers on the bar are the first thing to check and not expensive to replace.
     
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    television Always remembered RIP

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    This is the layout

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    Thanks.
    That looks like something I can do on a Saturday morning. . . :)

    If that doesn't cure it - whats the next thing . . . :neutral:
     
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    Bottom swivels or some other component, best checked with an iron bar and levering for any free play
     
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    Grand. . . i'm on it at the weekend!

    Thanks again for the advice :D
     
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    Hi
    How did you get on.
     

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