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Why does the L400 Delica Space Gear have so many “strange noises”? How to get rid of the noise and get younger

The undercarriage of the L400 Space Gear makes various noises, but why does it make so many strange noises from various parts of the undercarriage and why do various parts wear out? If you think about it in terms of humans. Poor posture, poor use of the legs, and undue strain on parts of the body. With that in mind for a moment, I did a L400 space gear alignment adjustment and the results were great, so I’ll let you know! It’s making noises all over the place. If you look at the access analysis of this site, the search term “L400 space gear noise” is what you will see. This car may be one of those rare cars that is really bothered by noise from the suspension. There is no end to the topics around here on other sites. I’ve been bothered by these noises myself. The source of the noise is usually the front suspension sway link or the upper arm & ball joint. What’s causing the noise? Why are there strange noises coming from the undercarriage? When you think about it, it’s the stabilizer links and ball joints that cause it, but if you think about it […]

L400 Space Gear front upper arm ball joint grease up

This front upper arm ball joint is the weak point of the L400 Space Gear. Unfortunately, it doesn’t last 200,000km. If you hear a squeaking sound like a violin when turning or leaning at an intersection, it is probably because the front upper arm ball joint is worn out. It’s okay to replace them, but it costs about $50 each, and $100 for two? Well, it’s probably cheaper to grease it up before it starts making noise. When I turn the steering wheel, I hear an odd “squeak” sound. I started to hear an odd “squeaking” noise when exiting the parking lot, parking, and turning at intersections. Within a few days, the noise got louder and I thought, “Is it an air bite in the power steering pump?”. Because the power steering fluid was just short of the lower limit of the power steering fluid from the time I bought this car, so I wondered if air had gotten into the car without me knowing it. I thought. And since the noise only comes out when I move the steering wheel, I figured it was probably the power steering pump, steering shaft, rack, or something else. Venting a power steering […]