Question about 2001 Mazda MPV
Your intuition is correct - there's a suspension system problem causing the clanking.
But, without jacking up the car and looking for it, there's no way for a mechanic
to tell what it would be exactly.
My suspicion - a clamp holding down the anti-sway bar has rusted over the
last 10 years and broken - and replacing it could cost as little at $20 at a parts
store, but damage to other components from an un-clamped anti-sway bar could cost
$hundreds and $hundreds. Drive your MPV as little as possible until this suspension
problem is fixed.
But, it could be shocks, Macpherson struts, box-beam section of the Uni-body,
lower ball joint(s), upper ball joint(s), spring(s), spring holder(s), broken anti-sway bar,
lower control arm(s), upper control arm(s), or a loose tail gate or loose bumper.
The car's computer will be useless - they monitor the engine/emissions/fuel systems
closely, but no nothing of suspension system problems.
Posted on Apr 11, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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