Steering wheel shake/rattle under front end

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  1. ArtR5

    ArtR5 New Member

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    Hi,

    New here, but been lurking these pages for fixes for a while now. I’ve got an ‘06 LR3 w/ 129,000 miles. Two days ago I noticed there was a knocking/rattling noise when I would brake (the kind you get when you change lanes and run over the reflectors on the ground). Yesterday the steering wheel would shake when braking, followed by the knocking. I jacked up the front end and started trying to move parts of the suspension. The sway bar/steering link had some play and noticed a knock when I would move them. Is the fix new sway bar/ steering link bushing? Or would i need new lower control arm bushings as well? Videos in links below.



     
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    For anyone wondering, it ended up being the worn sway bar bushings. Replaced with lucky8 poly bushes and the shaking is gone.

    Removing the upper driver’s side nut was a pain, but a half inch impact wrench, a couple wobble extensions, a u joint and a 1/2” to 3/8” adapter took care of it.


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  3. joey

    joey Custom Rover Accessories Staff Member

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    Glad you found the issue. Sorry no one was able or offered to help with any advise.
     

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