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Clunking noise when going over bumps

Could this be my struts bottoming out?

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Could be broken spring or broken struts.I saw strut.

Posted on Apr 26, 2013

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SOURCE: clunk noise from front left suspension

My guess is a strut bushing/bearing, but have your front end checked out by good shop to make sure it isn't something else more dangerous.

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Clunking and knocking noise from rear when hitting bumps.

-it could be the sawy bar linkages
-but also check to see if the struts are leaking or that it looks damp
-but because you said it doesn't look like it bouncing when you hit a dip most likely it could be that the struts are dead
-check to see the cars ride hieght that would give you a clue

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Loud clunking noise in 2008 Pontiac G5

HI, i would inspect the strut assembly for loose structure asap. i would also inspect the wheel knuckle and rotor and tie rod ends for loose fit as well. inspect thoroughly.

Its most likely the CV-joint assembly. the boot may have slipped off, allowing the joint assembly to dry up. i advise to inspect all the above before looking at the CV-half joint assembly and boot.

Posted on May 25, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 Odyssey. Clunking noise from frontend

Hello! When you had the struts replaced, were the strut mounts also replaced? If not, these are often the source of creaking, or clunking noises. However - this could also be from worn or loose sway bar bushings, or outer tie rod connections. All of these can be surmised by a mechanic within a matter of minutes.

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Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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SOURCE: clunking noise going over bumps front end

Its the bushings

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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