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Berlingo 2001 1.9d Knocking
#1
Hi,
I am getting a knocking noise from the front n/s suspension area.
I have replaced the drop links and also the lower wishbone was replace about 3 years ago.
Any ideas on what else it might be?
Thanks
Martin
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#2
(27-09-2011, 11:37 AM)Swarv Wrote:  Hi,
I am getting a knocking noise from the front n/s suspension area.
I have replaced the drop links and also the lower wishbone was replace about 3 years ago.
Any ideas on what else it might be?
Thanks
Martin


possibly driveshaft worn? is it worse when you turn the steering wheel in full lock?

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#3
Following on from Wavin, check if its the CV Joints by doing full lock turns somewhere open. Could be one of the mounts.
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#4
Check the track rod ends. Mine were shot and as surprising as it sounds, replacing them stopped the knocking.
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#5
Hiya Dude, Mine was doing this but on the O/S. I checked the underside and discovered that the Anti roll bar connecting link was shot. 13quid from eurocarparts
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#6
Smudger

It might be worth replacing the pair.

I did mine and within a month the other side went. I read that it was recommended to renew them as a pair.
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#7
After checking all of the above, don't forget to check for play in the ball joint.
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#8
also cheeck top mount on suspension leg
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#9
I replaced the lower wishbone arms again and that stopped most of it. I think there was a steering rack issue on one end but not to worry now.
thanks for all the advice.
martin
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