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Old 06-28-2013, 02:19 PM   #2411
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I was just at the dealer again and they said there is no known fix.
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Got mine back yesterday from the dealer and the new TSB...will know within the month if fixed

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I got mine back this morning in a torrential down pour. I could not hear a thing over the rain. I hope to know on my ride home tonight.
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I bought the Eibach rear sway and installed today. I also bought Energy Suspension 9.11104 grease since the sway bar comes with Energy bushings.

This grease is like Spiderman's web in permanent gooey form. Its gets everywhere if you're not careful and it won't come off with just rubbing. I had planned to uses heavy duty bearing grease on the bump stops while I had the car in the air, but after working with the Energy grease I decided to use it instead.

My noise is now gone, and I drove the car around running errands for four hours today. Before I could squeeze the bump stop and produce the squeaking/thunking noise we all know and love. Now after the Energy grease if I squeeze the bump stop its silent and a little slow to release itself from the shaft. Assuming this stuff stays in place it has solved my noise issue.


Oh, and in the south suburbs of Chicagoland, Walmart doesn't have the Mixmizer syringe. I found mine at Menard's. Got the Energy grease from Amazon.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:00 PM   #2415
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Update - seems quiet. I had a loose control arm.
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I had them inspect everything in the front suspension while they did the TSB... so far quiet... but just have to give it 30days
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I was just at the dealer again and they said there is no known fix.
Well, that just stinks... I am sure you agree !
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Old 06-29-2013, 05:13 PM   #2418
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I got mine back this morning in a torrential down pour. I could not hear a thing over the rain. I hope to know on my ride home tonight.
How is it?? Is the noise gone or did it come back the next day?
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Oh, and in the south suburbs of Chicagoland, Walmart doesn't have the Mixmizer syringe. I found mine at Menard's. Got the Energy grease from Amazon.
Thanks for the heads up!
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Got mine back yesterday from the dealer and the new TSB...will know within the month if fixed

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New TSB? What does it entail versus the older one (ones?) that just had them replace pretty much everything?

Mine front passenger side started making the noise something fierce this spring/summer (15k miles on it now). My driver side had a TSB applied last summer and is still quiet... for now.
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