Jump to content


Photo

Loud Rattles


  • Please log in to reply
12 replies to this topic

#1 blondchaser

blondchaser

    1.6 Hdi (Royal Blue)

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1,306 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Twixt Forth and Tay
  • Interests:fast trucks and even faster women.

Posted 05 September 2020 - 09:47 PM

Just about driven mad by rattles from N/S when going over bumps. Garage have checked all suspension but to no avail.

Grasping at straws----How do I remove glove compartment ?

10 plate 1.6hdi 52,000mls.

TIA


Edited by blondchaser, 05 September 2020 - 09:48 PM.


#2 Avon

Avon

    18 HDI LX

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 98 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 07 September 2020 - 08:26 AM

Dampers or ARB links are a common failure,but not always easy to diagnose without removing first as they are under spring pressure.


2016 C4 Picasso Flair 1.2 Puretech


#3 granpa

granpa

    started with this beauty in '02 now got white c3 pic blueHDI

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,473 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:West Yorkshire
  • Interests:winding down and cruising to avoid my grown up kids who have diy jobs for me

Posted 07 September 2020 - 10:45 AM

Drop arms very annoying when they want replacing



#4 Lancelot

Lancelot

    Lancelot the Beak now with a Kia Venga petrol Auto Type 3.

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,826 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Middlesbrough & Mandurah West Australia
  • Interests:Computing. Grand Prix Motor Racing, Holidays in Western Australia each year, for 3 months.
    Red wine and Whisky, more Red Wine & Whisky.

Posted 07 September 2020 - 01:42 PM

Has the N/S spring ever been replaced?  One bolt is a different length to the other two and must be refitted into the correct position.


The retired Beak with a 2ltr Petrol, Exclusive, Automatic, Picasso.
Arctic Steel - of course!

#5 Supercar

Supercar

    1.8 HDI Exclusive

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 850 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 07 September 2020 - 02:37 PM

Not catalytic cover that is vibrating in engine compartment is it? mine used to



#6 blondchaser

blondchaser

    1.6 Hdi (Royal Blue)

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1,306 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Twixt Forth and Tay
  • Interests:fast trucks and even faster women.

Posted 07 September 2020 - 07:29 PM

Not catalytic cover that is vibrating in engine compartment is it? mine used to

 

Might be Supercar, will get it checked. Only rattles whilst going over bumps / holes though.
 


  • Supercar likes this

#7 granpa

granpa

    started with this beauty in '02 now got white c3 pic blueHDI

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,473 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:West Yorkshire
  • Interests:winding down and cruising to avoid my grown up kids who have diy jobs for me

Posted 08 September 2020 - 07:10 AM

 Only rattles whilst going over bumps / holes though.
 

 

And these are extremely rare on our roads, considering a tractor for my next vehicle



#8 blondchaser

blondchaser

    1.6 Hdi (Royal Blue)

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1,306 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Twixt Forth and Tay
  • Interests:fast trucks and even faster women.

Posted 08 September 2020 - 07:39 PM

Dampers or ARB links are a common failure,but not always easy to diagnose without removing first as they are under spring pressure.

ARB links ??? Please explain.



#9 blondchaser

blondchaser

    1.6 Hdi (Royal Blue)

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1,306 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Twixt Forth and Tay
  • Interests:fast trucks and even faster women.

Posted 08 September 2020 - 07:42 PM

And these are extremely rare on our roads, considering a tractor for my next vehicle

 

Gee, thought XPIC was a tractor !!!!!  LOL
 


  • Lancelot likes this

#10 stimulator

stimulator

    1.6 Cherry Red Metallic, wonder car

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 9,680 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Waterlooville Hants
  • Interests:Model trains OO gauge. C3 Picasso, Grandchildren

Posted 08 September 2020 - 11:41 PM

ARB is anti-roll bar.

The front springs haven't been changed and the bolts out back in wrong holes?

Rear engine mount loose bolt allowing exhaust shield to hit floor.
17 Reg C3 Saloon Flair 1.2 110BHP
Previous Xsara Picasso 20HDi, C3 SX 1.4HDi, C3 SX 1.6HDI, C4 Picasso 1.6HDi VTR+ EGS 62 Reg C3 Picasso VTR+ 1.6 HDi 92BHP

#11 granpa

granpa

    started with this beauty in '02 now got white c3 pic blueHDI

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,473 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:West Yorkshire
  • Interests:winding down and cruising to avoid my grown up kids who have diy jobs for me

Posted 09 September 2020 - 07:39 AM

Gee, thought XPIC was a tractor !!!!!  LOL
 

Nah, Xpic was a limousine cum furniture van at the drop or removal of seats, something others in the stable fail to successfully follow


  • blondchaser likes this

#12 blondchaser

blondchaser

    1.6 Hdi (Royal Blue)

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1,306 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Twixt Forth and Tay
  • Interests:fast trucks and even faster women.

Posted 09 September 2020 - 06:13 PM

ARB is anti-roll bar.

The front springs haven't been changed and the bolts out back in wrong holes?

Rear engine mount loose bolt allowing exhaust shield to hit floor.

 

Thanks Stim. That sounds more like it----Garage man off sick this week so will just have to wait.
 



#13 Avon

Avon

    18 HDI LX

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 98 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 11 September 2020 - 03:20 PM

I had the rattles start at 20,000 miles, dealer replaced both front dampers out of warranty. Not encouraging.


2016 C4 Picasso Flair 1.2 Puretech