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Old 02-02-2005, 07:37 PM
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clunking noise from back half of car...what is it?

when i drive my car, as i'm rolling along i hear a rumbling/clunking from the back of the car...it sounds kind of like something is loose and jiggling around and hitting up against something else in rapid succession. what could it be?
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Old 02-02-2005, 07:42 PM
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Have you checked your trunk for small animals ?
Could be CV joints or wheel bearings or bearings or ujoints in the driveshaft...
smallest chance is your 3rd member.
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flex disc(s) center carrier bearing on the driveshaft?
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Old 02-02-2005, 10:23 PM
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Note: Rear
Rear torsion bar To trailing arm.

L1030-16059 Sway Bar Link Lemforder IN STOCK $10.

These will do it, order two they take 10 minutes to change. All you need are a few open end wrench's.
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Old 02-03-2005, 12:41 AM
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While it is the sway bar links on your car, on mine the entire rear window thumps and bangs in the body.

I really need new rubber.

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How did you guys settle on sway bar mounts when he did not mention the noise being associated with bumps in the road ?... A CV joint can make those types of noise on level smooth ground.... have never seen a sway bar do that.
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it could also be rear subframe mounting bushings. they will make a very loud clunk/bang, when shifting, will also make it seem to shift hard. new repair kits can be had for between $110-$140 each.
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