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Sliding noise in trunk

I have a 2001 Saturn L200. Recently I've noticed a sound that seems to be coming from the trunk when I make a hard right turn and occasionally when I go over a bump. It sounds like there is something in my trunk sliding and hitting the side of the trunk. The trunk is empty, however, and I have checked the spare and the jack and both are tightly secured. Any ideas what this could be?

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These cars have struts inside the springs. When the struts fail they start to make a noise that sounds like your problem. Also the strut mounts will make a terrible racket. Have these checked and replaced if needed. Hope this helps. Good luck.

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