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Old 12-11-2017, 04:05 PM
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Rear end clunk during downshift?

It always happens when the car down shifts and is slowing down, I was wondering what could it be?

Diff mount? Diff bushings? Motor mounts? Also you can feel the transmission clunk a bit to when at slow or awkward shifts

There is also a harsh and sudden clunk when going into reverse, it pretty violent too.

I think I have a compounding problems with mounts and bushings.

Also when push comes to shove, what tools do I need for the corresponding jobs? These clunks are driving me crazy.
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