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#1 (permalink) Old 02-11-2004, 02:44 PM
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98 323is, whenever i make a right turn i get this spring sound. almost like when a cartoon character gets hit on the head. a bong sound. not really loud, but if the radios not on you can hear it faintly.
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really? hmm do you think it has something to do with the sound system at all?

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actually could be... if when you turn right it jostles a connection... If it is a spring sound then check out the "strut tower". The spring might not be seated correctly so one of hte mounts might be off a little or loose.
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I'd think it's the support-bearing (nr. 14). This is the part what fits in the bodywork (the 2 or 3 screws in the rumble seat, above the 'wheelnotch' (is this the right word????)) I had the same problem........ One of that support-bearing costs about 60 euro ($75,-)....
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