Thread: Z3 @%#@! Rattle
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:01 AM
russpe russpe is offline
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Originally Posted by khammack View Post
Another possibility is the sway bar.
Thanks khammack you nailed it. I inspected the shock mounts and didn't see anything that would justify the noise I was hearing so I kept looking and found that 1 end of my sway bar wasn't even connected! Somehow it slipped out of the bushing so it's just floating and colliding with other suspension components whenever I hit a bump. In the repair manual it suggests removing the sway bar and bench mounting the new bushing/mount(s) then reinstalling the assembly. The old bushing is still there but not connected so I'm torn between reinstalling it or going new. I know what I should do but these jobs always end up being harder to do then you thought. Has anyone performed this procedure?
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