Re: Knocking when wet
On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 06:28:18 +1000, JD <jjd@SPAMLESS.com.au> wrote:
>Yes, more specifically, one or more of the steel sleeved bushes is just
>loose enough to move when it is lubricated by water but not when it is dry.
>Most likely the front of the rear radius rod or the panhard rod ends, but
>could be any of the other steel sleeved bushes. An early repair will save
>wear to the cheek plates that clamp the inner sleeve of the bushes, or in
>the case of the front of the rear radius rods, the shoulder on the rod.
I had this with a series III but it was the bush on one of the spring
hangers coming adrift from the steel tube.
If it's slop in the radius rods you often feel it as a power on/off
steering effect if it gets bad.