Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 12:02:02 -0400
From: "darkpoter" <darkpoternopsamail.com>
Subject: Re: clunking in rear -- 1984 900S


Sounds to me like my car! The suspension bushings on yer car are most likely no more. Just for fun, check and make sure your spare tire is bolted down properly.. but i bet its the busshings!! matt "jw" <john.s.websternopsamzon.net> wrote in message news:BB0C8A8E.28D35%john.s.websternopsamzon.net... > Tried this on Saabnet.com's C900 bulletin board, but didn't get any > responses yet (and there's so much traffic on that site it'll probably get > lost in the shuffle now): > > I have a loud clunking noise in the left rear wheel area over big bumps, and > we have a lot of very bumpy roads in Providence. Sometimes it even happens > during hard right-hand turns with only the slightest bump or depression in > the road. It's almost like a scraping/clunking sound on the bigger bumps. > It's not a "knocking" sound, like suspension bushings. It's a thump. Rear > shocks and springs and exhaust system are less than two years old, and work > fine so I don't think anything in the suspension is broken. I can't get it > to make the noise when I grab the tail pipe and move it around. > > Any ideas? > > Thanks, > > -jw > -- > 1984 900S hatchback > Rhode Island > >

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