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Old 07-12-2004, 12:14 PM   #1
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Suspension/Shock rattle question

I have a 97 Boxster, and there is a rattle/sqeeking nosie that occurs when I go over bumps. I was told I needed to put silicone on the bushings as they had dried up. Has anybody ahd a similiar issue and what/how exactly did you do to fix it. (I don't know exactly what the bushings are)
Sorry for my ignorance!

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Old 07-13-2004, 10:21 AM   #2
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The reference is probably to the sway bar/anti-roll bar bushings. How they would "dry up" I don't know, but they do wear out and need to be replaced.
I would think that silicone or other lubricant is a stop-gap measure, and not a permanet fix.
If that is indeed the problem, replacement of the bushing(s) is probably in order.

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