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post #2 of (permalink) Old 28th July 2006
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It's not an uncommon fault,unfortunately.

The rear springs are easy to change,but the front ones more involved.Unless you are confident with a set of spanners and have a set of spring compressors,then I'd leave it someone else.You have to compress the front springs to get them onto the suspension legs,and this is not a job for the faint hearted!.If the compressors slip,then all hell can break loose.

The springs should be available from any good motor factor,and are usually around £30-£50 each.It might be worth trying Eurocar Parts or G.S.F for a decent price.

I'll try and leave a link to their websites.Even if you get someone else to fit them,I'm sure getting the springs yourself will save some cash.

I'd rather push my Alfa than drive a BMW....
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