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Snapping sound in the suspension..

Shocks, Springs, Brakes, Frame, Body Work, etc

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Snapping sound in the suspension..

Post by pitts64 » Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:08 am

My 69 el camino has developed a snapping sound. When I turn the steering wheel to the right and then back to the left, it will make a loud "SNAP" sound.

My car has new SC&C (SPC) upper and lower control arms, Lee steering box, new Hellwig #55703 sway bar.

The noise comes from the upper passenger side spring pocket in the frame...

Any ideas?

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Re: Snapping sound in the suspension..

Post by Baprace » Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:35 am

I would pull the spring and possibly lube the ends, it sounds like the spring is not rotating in the spring seat.

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