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I had a look at a BMW X5 35d M 2009 I like to buy I had a

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I had a look at a BMW X5 35d M 2009 I like to buy I had a test drive it felt solid to me the only thing I noticed it made a chuffed noise at the front when I drove over an uneven part off the road i bee told by the sales person they have airbags on the suspensions is that right and if so is that y there is a chudder and is it a expensive fix
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Without hearing the noise myself I cannot say for certain if it is normal or not. Normally the vehicle is very quiet so this would give me pause. If there is an issue it will be an expensive fix, definitely expensive
I would suggest a) you test drive a similar vehicle and make the assessment for yourself as to whether or not the noise is normal and b) take any vehicle you are considering buying to an independent garage and pay for a pre purchase inspection before making any decisions
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