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2012 Cadillac CTS Sedan front end noise

Noise in front end when going over a bump or dip. Only when car is cold.

Don’t know what kind of noise. Would help to have a description to narrow down the list of possibilities.

Almost the same kind of noise as if backing out of a driveway and dragging the front spoiler on the ground as it dips into the street. Not exact but very similar.

The dust boots on the front shocks may be torn. When cold, they are stiff and easily make noise. Once warm, they become softer and are quieter.

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Good idea thx!