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VR back end rattle

Jahwah

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Hey guys just wondering if anyone can help me out.
I have a annoying rattle coming from my back end was thinking maybe suspension but checked it out and suspension is all fine. Now leaning towards control arm or bushes? Any help would be very appreciated!
 

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Stand the car up on chassis stands so the rear axle hangs free and get under there with a long screwdriver and lever the suspension arms back and forth etc where the bushes are to check for excessive movement.I know a guy who had a rattle coming from the back area of the car,he couldnt find it for ages.It turned out the jack in the boot wasnt tight enough in its holder and it was rattling,so check out how tight the jack is held in its holder in the boot.Its definitely one of those things that can be easily overlooked.
 

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You could check your boot, and take all the stuff in the boot out.. and see if theres a rattle. -Just look at it like the supercheap auto ad... Dont go do anything to extreme before checking where the noise is coming from xD
 

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Had a rattle in my rear. Found the centre exhaust rubber busted and the exhaust was just touching the corner of the petrol tank. The noise was only heard at low revs.
 

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I thought it may be the jack so I took it out. I pulled everything out oft car swell and the rattle is still there. Shocks and springs are being replaced tomorrow to make my car a fraction higher so I dint script on every speed bump and driveway lol
 

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Worn shockers can sound like a crate full of glass bottles.
 

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I found the problem. Bushes on the sway bar and upper control arm bar rat ####. Replaced shocks and springs today rattle not as bad. Oldshocks were very bad. So next plan is new bushes and to figure why my car shudders and stalls:(
 

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wait before u do that start the car up and get under the back. on my commodre the baffles inside the exhaust came loose and were rattleing around inside the exhaust
and the back muffler was hitting the fuel tank
 

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Broken exhaust hanger can also cause the exhaust pipe to knock / vibrate on the panhard rod. Mine did it (again) last week.
 

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Checked out the exhaust and it defiantly wasnt that. The bushes on the sway bar are ####ed and sway bar is bent so I'm going to replace that and control arms and hopefully fix the problem
 
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