front end is rattling
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2004 Pontiac Montana Question: front end
Russ April 10, 2009, 19:32Master
Can you hear the rattle when you bounce the front end or must you be driving? The best way to get to the bottom of a front end noise is to road test with the technician who will be working on your van so that everyone can agree on the noise that is to be repaired.
Replyrlockmiller, April 11, 2009, 14:48Rookie
Yes I can hear the rattle when I bounce the front end
ReplyRuss, April 13, 2009, 23:11Master
That is good, it should make things a bit easier. Have someone bounce the front end while you look around for something loose. Conentrate on the area where you hear the noise. The upper strut mounts would be a good place to start looking. Be carefull if you reach into the suspension area while the front end is bouncing, there are a lot of moving parts!
Answer #2Visitor, March 11, 2010, 21:29
lower controle arm bushings can be seen by looking at the lower controle arm behind the tire, there are bushing located at the front that very frequently fail.