Ladies and Gentleman i have had a rumbling noise from underneath the front, i at first checked the springs and they both seemed okay, i then pulled on most parts i could get to on the suspension, nothing seemed worn or loose, but i was teld and read that could possibly be the drop link rods, this afternoon i replaced the drivers side, now when i took the passenger side wheel off the rod looked new so i left it alone as it felt tight and looked okay. After going down the road to try it i thought that the rumble noise wasn't so bad, but slightly still there, now do i replace it or could it be something else.
Anyone had similar problems, or any ideas to pass on.
In advance thankyou.
I have gone through several anti roll bar links.
They are supposed to best changed in pairs. I did my near side one and the off side went within a month.
You can't always tell if the bearing on them is shot until you remove it. For £10 a go I'd do them both.
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i have the same rumble on uneven ground,iv been under it a thousand times and cant find anything amiss,it drives me crazy not being able find it.please post if you find it
13-11-2011, 11:09 AM
(This post was last modified: 13-11-2011, 11:09 AM by steve valentine.)
could be the lower ball joints, they can be difficult to diagnose for movement though.
Somedays you're the pigeon, Somedays you're the statue.
Just an update on the drop link rods, when i went to work on monday i still had the rumbling noise, i got home from work tonight and replaced the passenger side rod, an hour later all done tools put away now for a drive up the road i take to go to work where it was rumbling, yay lovely jubley not a rumble, so the lesson here is replace both sides together.
Solved i thinks.