Why is your cars front end still rattling after front suspension parts have all been replaced and all bolts have been tightened?
Did you have the front tires balanced and did you get the front end aligned??
I just had my shocks replaced on a 1998 Chevy Z71 and now the front end rattles over the smallest of bumps Any ideas why?
Why does the bolts of the bracket that holds the power steering pump in place breaks for a 1989 Chevy astro van?
either the bolts are loose, bolts are not number 8 bolts, or the belt is to tight and out of alignment [ADDED] Another possibility is that they were removed and replaced at some time, but over-tightened so over-stressing them. A too-tight belt may or may not affect the bolts, but it will shorten the lives of not only itself, but also the bearings on all the shafts it drives.
According the the Haynes Manual (No. 1801, Skoda Favorit 1989-1996) the bolts should be tightened to between 17 and 20 Nm. Once all are tightened to this torque they should then be tightened a quarter turn each, and then another quarter turn each. The manual also quotes a torque of 20-23Nm for the cylinder head nuts.
There are five valve cover bolts (since this is an SOHC engine it's also called a cam cover); two longer bolts in the rear and three shorter bolts in the front. You will need to remove the spark plug wires and the wire harness located on the left, front of the cover, as well as a hose on the rear left corner to remove the cover. The bolts have a 10mm head. The bolts are…