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I have a 03 honda pilot with a thunking noise in the right rear end it sounds like its under the wheel... It is mostly in bumps and sometimes in turns

I have had the tries looked at I have taken the stuff out of the back ... I have looked under the car and seen nothing broken .... It is very hit and miss and its not always happen in the same place.... and it is slowly getting worse

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From your description it sounds like a suspension component to me. Possibly a ball joint. If so, you won't be able to look at it and tell, but you sure don't want it to fail while driving it. I think it may be worth it to you to take it somewhere and have them put it on a lift and take a look. You can always refuse the service and just pay a nominal fee for their efforts. Some places may not charge. . Good luck

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SOURCE: Squeak from front left wheel...

Can you describe the squeak?

Does it happen more when you turn a certain direction?

Try just pushing down on the front left of your car and let it bounce up and down, does it squeak?

I would say its probably mounts, there are usually rubber stoppers on shocks, mounts, well just about everything in suspension has a rubber bushing or stopper to reduce noise and rattling, they may squeak from time to time.

Check your shock absorbers for leaks, look for loose bolts on the suspension and steering components. If you think it may be a rubber bushing, you can get a can of dressing for belt squeals and spray down the bushings, this will eliminate the bushings being the problem.

If it is constant, all the time, whenever you drive it. It could be a fan belt or a timing belt (if the front of your engine is on the left side [assuming you have a transversely mounted engine / front wheel drive])

Check the tension on the belt maybe it is loose.

Hope this is helpful to you.

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