Jump to content

The RennTech.org community is Member supported!  Please consider an ANNUAL donation to help keep this site operating.
Click here to Donate

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)
Sign in to follow this  
eriojas

stabilizer bars

Recommended Posts

my 987(1000 miles on it) started to make a lot of noise coming from rear and front suspension, especially in irregular roads, took it to the dealer and they told the stabilizer bars were lose at the ends, so after putting the car on a lift, nuts were taken off put on some thread lock and put them back again and tightened them with a simple wrench, no torque wrench, he really made a great effort to tighten them, drove the car and noises are not present, even the car feels tighter, my question is he should use a torque wrench, any damage done if they are overtightened, or not an important issue?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
    You can remove these ads by becoming a Contributing Member.

I would say not important at all. It may not be "torqued" but its "tight" and thats pretty much all that matters on something like that. If the cars feels better dont bog yourself down in trying to find something wrong that the technician did.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Have your dealer read TSB 3/05 4078 Rattling Noises From The Area Of The Front And Rear Axle - dated 7-6-05. It specifically covers these noises and their cure.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Have your dealer read TSB 3/05 4078 Rattling Noises From The Area Of The Front And Rear Axle - dated 7-6-05. It specifically covers these noises and their cure.

thks, by any chance could you tell me what the TSB says, not to confident about the dealer, the other nearest dealer is very far away, would help me a lot.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here is a brief overview...

On above-mentioned vehicles, the hexagon nut on the threaded connection for the stabilizer/connecting link can become loose on the front or rear axle due to loss of preload. This leads to rattling noises from the area of the front and/or rear stabilizer.

Therefore, connecting links with a fastening bolt thread extended by 10 mm and an appropriately extended hexagon nut need to be installed on the front and rear axle as of the introduction date listed below.

In the event of a customer complaint, the previously installed connecting links must to be replaced on all four wheel suspensions by connecting links with the fastening bolt thread extended by 10 mm and be secured with the new extended hexagon nut.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.