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Hi everyone,

Recently bought a 2001 gt tdi which is driving perfectly touch wood, however today when i took a sharpish left hander at about 18-22mph (the speed completely suitable) i heard a loud twang noise (think holding a plastic ruler on the edge of a table and flicking it). It sounded like it came from the front o/s.

There was nothing in the road that it hit and I havent heard it since even on full lock whilst pulling into the drive.

I took both wheels off and everything seemed held in place fine, nothing dangling down and springs didnt looked snapped.

Any ideas about what this could be? Cheers, Ron
 

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Unseated of broken front spring. Quite common problem, had mine replace just before Christmas. Front offside spring snapped 2 coils down.

Steve [Y]
 

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Dang, second day driving it as well. Excuse my ignorance but I'm new to VW's, how much can I expect my local non VW garage to charge to replace spring and I've heard both sides should be replaced at once. Is this true?

Cheers
 
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