I have a rattle coming from the right rear of my GTI.
It's had the rattle since I got it a few months ago.
Previous owner installed Raceland Coilovers.
The sound seems to be coming from inside rather than outside, but I have checked the hatch, and all panels and nothing seems to be the problem, so I need help!
Is there an upper shock mount that could be loose from inside the rear of the car? It sounds like it could be something like that, but I am not sure how to tell or how to fix it.
On rough roads and freeways it sounds like it is smacking against something.
Any ideas or information would help!
I'll take a look at all the bushings, but it definitely sounds like its coming from inside the car. More like somewhere between the rear seats and the hatch area inside the panels.
Is there anything back there on the passenger side?
I'm pretty sure the amp is on the driver's side rear.
I actually had this problem a couple weeks ago, I've got racelands too and the right rear was rattling so i pulled it and the top nut on the shock needed to be tightened down. I'd pull the shock out and check it out
Awesome! Thanks, I'll take a look at it. That sounds like it could be what's going on with mine. It sounds like a suspension problem because driving on the freeway on bumpy sections it almost makes a slapping noise like something is loose but on smooth roads you don't really hear anything.
I'll take a look at it. The previous owner told me he put them on a few weeks before I bought the car, so maybe he was rushing and didn't get something tight.
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