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2189 Views 14 Replies 8 Participants Last post by  belosch
So yeah, I expect some rattles, but this sounds mechanical. I used to have a jeep with a vacuum leak so oil would blow back through the airbox and drip down the shocks and finally dissolved one of the shock bushings. thats what the rattle sounds like, or like... gah a trailer hitch on a ball thats too small?

its wierd, i crawled under and nothing seems loose or broken or out of sorts, and i only hear the noise at low speeds. it seems to come from the drivers side front wheel steering column area. im perplexed. it just doesnt sound good its a very hollow noise

anyone have any ideas, i know thats vague but i am not to sure what it could be, but it sounds like a loose joint. i thought maybe one of the springs was broken but they arent loose or anything, though i havent jacked it up to look yet. it doesnt affect handling or ride height or anything, i simply just dont know what it is and if its something i need to take in to ahve looked at. just doesnt sound normal.
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RE: Look here...

I first noticed a strange noise at low speed after I got my Gwagen. It turned out to be a lost nut on the heat shield on the exhaust system in front of the rear tire. Mbenz replaced the shield as it had split from the vibration. I put larger washers on it and have had no trouble since.[;)]
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