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Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 20:41:19 +0000 (UTC)
From: klaus <klausnopsamsion.xmission.com>
Subject: Re: "Bumping" on 1985 900i


drabux <drabuxnopsamail.com> wrote: > Alanb > "Peter Thompson" <pt229nopsamone.net> wrote in message > news:97336956.0205080050.71815701nopsaming.google.com... >> for some time now my 900i has been producing a sort of "bump" when >> being driven. It appears to be in time with the wheel revolution and >> is particularly noticeable at low speed on a smooth surface. At >> higher speeds it manifests itself as increased vibration. It feels <Snippage> >> Also, lightly touching the brake pedal also causes the squeak to stop >> temporarily, as does going over a bump. Needless to say that the >> brakes are very squealy when applied. >> >> Any suggestions as to where to look before I take it to my local Saab >> techs? >> > Shock absorbers. Check shock absorbers for wear. I'd second that vote. I had a similiar problem. Turned out to be shock absorber bushings. Nothing wrong with the shocks themselves. Do you hear a clunking on smaller bumps? -klaus

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