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Old 06-09-2013, 11:44 PM   #1
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Default Rear Strut Noise 97 olds 88

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I changed my struts about 6 months ago, installed some SenSen struts, They seem to do a great job, but I am getting noise from the rear struts

Sounds as if the strut mount up top is loose, where the nut threads on

I have removed it 3 times, I can not find anything loose, I have also purchased new strut mounts up top, still no avail

The bushings are fine, I removed sway bar, noise still persists

the noise is in the upper mount

Nut is tight as I can get it using impact wrench

Mount is tight with two nuts

What'* up?


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Called MFG.. sending free replacements, but Think I will put them on ebay.. and install Monroe'* on back
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The Monroe Sensa-Trac Struts are not too bad, they are only about 10.00 more than the Monro-Matic Plus Struts, worth it in my opinion.
If you were replacing the struts and shocks, then rockauto has a rebate going on, you can get a 20.00-30.00 prepaid visa as a rebate.
If you want the best replacement struts available, then I'd look at the KYB'*.
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I found some Monroe matic for 39 each.. fixed the problem..

will sell incoming sensen replacements on Craig'* list

the old sensen ..you could feel the loose rattle when push/pull on strut.. but not leaking

as if the dampener was loose inside strut? anyway buy cheap get cheap
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