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Old 12-13-2012, 05:21 PM   #1
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Developed a "click" sound coming from passenger's rear wheel well. Measured and noted that the right side is a "half inch lower" them the left. I have after market lowering springs and adjustable (rear) lower control arms. Any ideas????

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Jack it up, use a jackstand. Pull the wheel & have a good look see. Something is not correct. Hope it is something simple.
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When do you hear the click sound? Turning, accelerating, braking, over bumps, or only when you run over small sticks?
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Maybe someone put a card in your spokes Maybe a wheel bearing?
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When do you hear the click sound? Turning, accelerating, braking, over bumps, or only when you run over small sticks?
I was thinking it was a easy answer, but now I realize it could be any of a number of things. Ii have a appointment to take it in on Tuesday.

Ben, to answer your question it is odd. It seems to happen over a bump that causes the body of the car to move up and down or side to side. On a rough road, where only the springs and shocks are moving it is fine. Sometimes it is one click and other times it is a series of clicks (like something rattling).

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I'ma bettin a loose swaybar end link....
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I'ma bettin a loose swaybar end link....
Would that cause the side to drop?

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No, now that I think about it, probably not... Was focused on the clinking sound....

I wonder if your lower shock bolt that attaches to the trailing arm has come loose?
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No, now that I think about it, probably not... Was focused on the clinking sound....

I wonder if your lower shock bolt that attaches to the trailing arm has come loose?
Don't know. I'll check it tomorrow and let it rest in the garage until Tuesday.

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Good luck Jim I hope is "Justa" loose bolt.
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