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I own a 2007 Chevy Uplander,I jave just replaced the rear track bar and rear shock absorbers,but I'm still getting a rather loud clunking noise in the rear of the van still. Any ideas? Thinking it may be the rear trail arm bushings?

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If you shift from Drive to Reverse and get that noise then it is a CV joint, you can check this in a parking lot by turning a circle sharp to the left and then sharp to the right. IF you get repeated clunking, it is a CV joint. If you don't get any noise then check the bushings for the lost grommet.

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SOURCE: Cavalier rear suspension clunks

HI, this noise can be caused by worn shocks,even if the bushings look good, you can remove one of them and check if is hard to constracts ,if not they must be replaced,

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SOURCE: loud clunking noise when i turn a corner both sides rear

check the sway bar kinks for play both rear wheels will have to even ramps work good if you have them if the is any play in the links it wil rattle also check for play in the bushings that the bar goes threw tis will also give you the noise you complain of

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With the information given this is not a sure solution. Questions that need to be asked is when does this happen, turning at slow speedm high speed, when hitting a pot hole etc? Since you have replaced a lot of things already, assuming you have NEW good quality parts so you did not replace bad parts with new bad parts i would definitelu check the pitman arm. This runs from the stering gear to the tierod. It can give you some good clunks while steering, especially at low speed when there is a lot of resistance. Check it by having someone turning the steering wheel when watchin/feeling it.

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SOURCE: Noise from rear suspension on 2003 Honda Odyssey.

a clunking clanging noise sounds very much like your stabilizer bar end links and bushings. you have a thin rear "sway" bar on the rear of your odyssey. this can cause a whole lot of noise. grab each side and pull/push. if it feals loose, replace the end links and bushings.

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it sound as if your sway bar bushing is worn give these websites a try www.alldatadiy.com and www.autozone.com if all fails stop by your local library and get your hands on a Haynes auto repair manual for your car wish you the best of luck Michigan Man.

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