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Passenger Side Thud

I have a thud coming from the passenger side of my '06 Equinox. It's always three thuds and typically happens when I'm slowing but has occaisionally occured while driving. Since it only happens 3-4 times per week I haven't been able to recreate the noise for a mechanic and at least five of them have looked at it for me. This has been going on for about a year and others hear it when riding with me but no one has a clue what the problem is. Any insight is appreciated! Thank you!

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Check your coolant level, low coolant or air in your cooling system will make a "thud"noise in your heater core when the engine is under load from acceleration. The coolant rushes in to the heater core where the air pocket is trapped and then your hear the noise.
Start with the simple and make sure your coolant level is correct and then try to purge the system to remove the air out for your coolant system.
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Find a new mechanic!!! Is your factory warranty over?
Can you tell where the thud is coming from? Engine area, under vehicle, in the rear? When the check engine light is on, go to a place like AutoZone and have the code scanned, and have them give a printout. post that info here.

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