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Re: Low speeds causes 'thumping' sound? (archive)

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Posted by boybimmer on January 11, 2001 at 11:07:13:

In Reply to: Low speeds causes 'thumping' sound? posted by Mike M. on January 10, 2001 at 23:27:36:

Were your strut inserts replaced? As on mine, the threaded nut is not holding thight and the fluid used gets compressed out after a few months. I have the same sound you seem to be talking about. I think this next time i fill it I will use some type of plumers pipe tape around the threads. :)

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