strange noise from front end of 406

Shocks, springs, anything to do with the running gear

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Re: strange noise from front end of 406

Post by steve_earwig » Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:58 pm

Cheers, good luck!

I hope that's it or we'll be calling in a clairvoyant :shock:
Unskilled meddling sin©e 2007

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Re: strange noise from front end of 406

Post by lawman27 » Mon Nov 23, 2015 9:11 pm

Fixed!

The recently replaced wheel bearing was the problem. Replaced again and my car is running sweet!. Unfortunately the bearing fell apart coming out, so I'll never know what the problem was. My garage got a replacement (from a different supplier) and just charged me £30.00 for labour-they'll claim money back from the original supplier for the replacement bearing.

I've probably aged a year wondering what the hell was going on, but all's well that ends well.

John

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Re: strange noise from front end of 406

Post by PeterN » Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:14 pm

Well done. I wonder if it was a faulty bearing or the way they fitted it?

Peter

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