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96 buick century makes thumping noise when higher rpm is reached

My buick century makes a thumping sound when i accelerate harder. i dont have an rpm reading on my console but i know when it reaches pretty high the car makes a thumping noise that sounds like its coming from the drivers side of the vehicle. i usually test it with the car in park. it may not be a big deal, but i was wondering if it could be something i need to replace to avoid future problems, or if its something simple to fix.

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  • w8emz4oi Jan 14, 2009

    how would i check the motor mount? or the dogbone strut?

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Sounds like a classic motor mount problem. Might want to get the dogbone strut checked as well.

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