Rattling suspension

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Rattling suspension

Postby ralphie » Tue Jul 12, 2005 2:00 pm

Hi new member here. :lol: I have a 1990 mk1. everthing is great apart from a metalic rattle from the rear suspension, only when going over rough ground, new konis have been fitted, springs all Ok... Any ideas?????
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Postby Greg & Nic » Tue Jul 12, 2005 2:20 pm

Just one suggestion -
A lot of aftermarket rear brake pads come without the little M shaped anti rattle springs that are supplied with OEM pads. If the rear pads are fitted without these springs then they can move about a little in the calipers. Although it doesn't affect the brake safety or performance it can cause a metallic rattling when driving along. Removing the pads, cleaning up and refitting with a film of copper grease usually cures it but in time it will come back.
91 BRG V Spec....The Wee Beastie
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Postby ralphie » Thu Jul 14, 2005 1:39 pm

Thanks, I'll give it a try.... if not I've been told possible the suspension mounts.. ( rubber gasket )...... cheers
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Postby ralphie » Thu Jul 28, 2005 4:58 pm

Thanks guys was the brakes well spotted
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