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Old 04-18-2007, 11:44 AM
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Question 300TE strut mounts


I have attached a picture of the strut mount on my 1993 300TE. Please take a quick look at the top of the pic, I have drawn two arrows that point to the "wings" of the strut mount. When there is weight on the suspension, these two wings are touching each other. If I take the weight off the suspension these wings seperate by about a half inch. Is this indicative of bad strut mounts? I have an annoying rattle coming from the front end and cannot isolate it. Everything else on the front end is tight as a drum.


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Old 04-20-2007, 02:00 PM
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Sorry - I can't tell much from your pic. Are you sure the lower "wing" is not just a part of the dust boot?

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