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Front suspension Noise - help?

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I recently replaced the upper front strut mounts and bearings along with all 4 shocks in an attempt to get rid of front suspension noise.


It helped a lot, but I still have noticeable noise  coming from somewhere up there. It's not continuous as it seems to be related to suspension movement. It is however very consistent


Every thing is tight and where it should be. I can't simulate the noise by compressing the suspension when parker either.


Any suggestions??


Could it be something else? The front drive shaft for instance? The axels seem fine. And the noise occurs when going straight or turning. I primarily hear it at low speeds when other sounds are low.


Could it be the coil springs working in the lower seats?


Any help would be appreciated.


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I suffered for years with my '01 Carrera4 withe same thing.

After replacing loads of suspension parts, and 4 separate mechanics attempts to solve it, my current mechanic found it. It wasn't suspension but rather a worn front differential part. It was rubber. Cannot recall if a mount part or anti vibration part.

Anyway. Everyone including me thought it was suspension but it wasn't.

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Is it a "clunk" you are chasing?  I had issues with worn droplinks causing this symptom on my boxster.  Nothing visible, but replacing them fixed the problem.

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New drop links reduced some of the noise on my 996.  Something that I found very effective was to spray silicon lubricant on the rubber suspension bushes. Mine used to creak until I did this.  

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