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knocking noise from rear wheel

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The inner is a Renaul Scenic I think, outer is Lotus specific. Try Lotusbits if you don't want to buy one from Lotus, Mike may well have some in I'd have thought.

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thanks for the quick reply, i dont suppose you know which renault scenic? (year) as im looking at getting it done this weekend, well my nephew will be due to the tear in my achillies

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the rear wheel bolts are tight, also the brake caliper bolts are fine (as i had one of these vanish an the caliper moved and caught the wheel the other year, makes a similer noise) sounds like the cv that goes into the hub not the gear box i think its a renault fuego just wondering if anyone got a part number

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Does the knocking alter with speed ?

Is it louder when you accelerate, or when you lift off ?

Is the heat shield fastened properly ?

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The part that goes into the hub (the outer) is Lotus specific. A renault one isn't safe, you'll end up breaking it.

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Anyone in the boot?

You had a look and checked to make sure?

Any muffled screaming along with the knocking?

I'd take a look, it's always better to make sure it's not the simple things.

Happy to help :bounce:

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