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Old 10-02-2014, 12:58 PM   #1
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Suspension noise

When I hit the brakes on my coach I hear a clunk or knock which sounds like it is coming from somewhere in the front suspension, or where the wheels are. I mentioned it to Freightliner when I had my first year PM done and they said to see if it still does it after the chassis is lubed. I still do notice it and was wondering if anyone else's coach does this and if it is normal or not. I am still under warranty so that is not an issue but don't want to bring it in if it is nothing.

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Old 10-02-2014, 02:13 PM   #2
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I hear mine do that every now and then. There was a thread on the Tiffin site about it also. I do not believe there was a fix for it. I'll see if I can find the post.
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Old 10-02-2014, 02:29 PM   #3
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Might be a sway bar that is binding in the rubber mount. Look and see if you can spray some silicone on it.
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It sounds like the 'S' cam needs lubrication. Are you sure that it is from the front? If it may be from the rear, this could be your problem.
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Old 10-02-2014, 02:50 PM   #5
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Definitely coming from the front.

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Old 10-03-2014, 08:00 AM   #6
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I had that same noise. It turned out to be a loose bolt on the shock absorber. I tightened it up and all is well. Hope that works for you. Ken


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I had that same noise. It turned out to be a loose bolt on the shock absorber. I tightened it up and all is well. Hope that works for you. Ken


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Where is it located and is it easy to tighten??

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Yes. Mine was the drivers side. Go under the coach behind the wheel. You will see it. The lower bolt was loose. It took a 1 1/4 socket if I remember correctly.


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Ken,

Thank you for the info. I will check it out tonight.

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Ken,

Thank you for the info. I will check it out tonight.

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How did you make out??

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