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Lots of noise from rear end when hitting bumps. Put new struts on

Rides like a old truck.

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  • sbrown3 Jun 29, 2009

    I did replace the struts 2 weeks ago. The most expensive one they had.

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Replace your struts.

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    Eldric Venne Jun 29, 2009

    Did you replace the mounts as well? Could be bad mounts, could be bad sway bar links or mount bushings. I didn't see that you had replaced your struts. Could be the mounting nut is not tight enough.

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Just a suggestion but I just had the same problem with my mazda 3. Did you recently change your rear brakes? if your caliper isn't tight against the brake pad it will just lay in there loose and make a noise on rough roads or bumps.

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