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Brake Springs? (archive)

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Posted by Pras on October 06, 2000 at 10:42:53:

In Reply to: Help!! Just heard strange noises when over bumps.. posted by JT on October 06, 2000 at 01:52:40:

I've lost two brake springs, one about 2 weeks after I got the car. Made this clank metal-on-metal noise. Easy to check, you can see them through the wheels...


Tonight when my car was over speed bumps (in parking lot at quite low speed), I heard some strange noise that seem to come from front wheels (or from where my left foot is). It sounded a bit like metal hitting each other though a bit muffled. I've heard alot of worn rear shock mount complains for M3s. Could this be a worn front shock mount??

(Never heard of the noise from worn shock mounts, so I could only guess.)

I also got x-brace on... could it also be a lose x-brace?

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