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My right rear has been making a noise since I first purchased the machine, around a month ago I bought it and thought it was just something that would go away and finally after 500 miles it hasn’t went away, finally was able to figure out what it was and it was the shock rubbing. Inside of the spring where one part goes into the larger part had rubbed so much that it was polished silver. Nobody I have talked to have ever had this issue nor has the dealership I got it from. Anyone else ran into this issue
 

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Did you check to see if you have a bubbled out side wall on your tire? It is possible to have a failed side wall...
 

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Spring rubbing is not unusual. Sometimes you can alleviate it by jacking it up, and turning the springs relative to one another on the divider. Usually try to get the tails of the springs 180' apart, but depending on the bow of the spring it may be a bit different.
 

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Spring rubbing is not unusual. Sometimes you can alleviate it by jacking it up, and turning the springs relative to one another on the divider. Usually try to get the tails of the springs 180' apart, but depending on the bow of the spring it may be a bit different.
This is actually on the inside of the springs, where one part of the shocks goes up inside of the other. It can be moved by hand and make the noise and noticeable see where it is rubbing. I took it to the dealer and they said it was normal out of the shocks and there was no fix, something about a plastic piece causes it
 

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This is actually on the inside of the springs, where one part of the shocks goes up inside of the other. It can be moved by hand and make the noise and noticeable see where it is rubbing. I took it to the dealer and they said it was normal out of the shocks and there was no fix, something about a plastic piece causes it
Yes, that's exactly what I was describing.
 

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This is actually on the inside of the springs, where one part of the shocks goes up inside of the other. It can be moved by hand and make the noise and noticeable see where it is rubbing. I took it to the dealer and they said it was normal out of the shocks and there was no fix, something about a plastic piece causes it
Yes, that's exactly what I was describing.
I thought you were meaning the spring itsself is rubbing by the way I read it.
 

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I thought you were meaning the spring itsself is rubbing by the way I read it.
It can be both, actually. The spring divider will rub on the shock body by design. If the springs tails are not spaced out it can cause the divider to become misshapen, making it worse. and cause the spring to bow, and also rub the shock body.
 
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