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Old 05-23-2006, 05:04 PM
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Default Audi states the front sway bar end links are bad and will not replace

under warranty since after market H-sports have been installed. Has anyone had these end links go bad with the H-Sports? Know there were some issues around the install and having on level 1. Taking it back to the installer to have look at it and replace the links if necessary.
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What symptoms are you experiencing relative to the end links going bad?
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Old 05-24-2006, 06:09 AM
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Default Had similar comment on my 50K...

Dealer said the links were "bending" from the H-sports. When I looked at them and had my Independent shop look at them they could not see any "bending". My guess is that when the car is on the lift by the car frame, the wheels "hang" and give the impression that the "links" are bent. I just had my 60k done and I had them double check the links and there were no problems to report. My 2 cents.
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Old 05-24-2006, 01:53 PM
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Default They were doing the safety check for a Club driving school

I have had a noise in the front suspension for a couple of years that they can't seem to find. It happens on the roads by me which have considerable patch work. The roads by the dealer are smooth. The noise is also cool temperature related. The mechanic stated the link was producing a noise. This was one of the best mechanics the dealer has.

Will have the installer look at them. They mostly work on Audi's so they know what to look for also.
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Same issue, brand new FL end link, noise still there...
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Old 07-18-2009, 11:21 AM
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Default just had one of mine go bad (have hsports), they replaced both under aul aw warranty

its an audi oem part, but after some searching here, there some suby wrx ones out there too?
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(i think they did both, not sure)
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Old 07-18-2009, 05:04 PM
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its a common issue and they are cheap.
Upgrade to the endlink from the Subaru WRX.

Dealer's option to blame the h-sports, they are a direct attachment and do ad more stress to the link.
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Out of curiousity -- which model year WRX endlinks work on the allroad? Sedan version or wagon version?

Solid aftermarket WRX endlinks should work too, right?
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a quick search of my memory and the site turned it up.


The rear links shown are the front links for the ar.

http://www.perrinperformance.com/pro...ory=8&model=18

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