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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-15-2004, 08:18 PM Thread Starter
 
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Side to Side Clunk

I have a clunk in the rear (specifically the drivers side rear). It clunks around turns and I have yet to get under the car and do the proper inspections, but...

When I turn to the right, it'll clunk. If I make another right turn, nothing will happen. But as soon as I make a left, it clunks again. Then if I make another left, nothing will happen, but as soon as I make a right, it clunks. It's a side to side thing.

Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-15-2004, 09:27 PM
 
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I was just about to post about something like this with mine. It will do something like that, but only when I corner hard. If I corner at normal driving speed, it won't do it. I'm thinking possibly a loose RSB?
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-15-2004, 09:34 PM Thread Starter
 
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Yeah, mine used to do it only under hard cornering, but now it has gotten worse. It's probably time to check it out.
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-17-2004, 06:29 PM Thread Starter
 
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Anybody?
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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-17-2004, 06:55 PM
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Just about to post similar question about my 97. Under hard accelerate in straight line or left turn, I feel bump/thunk on left side in the rear. I'm wondering if a rubber spring mount has worn. I was also leaning toward bushing in control arm or cv joint.

At speed, there is no vibration, shimmying, or any other odd sound.

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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-17-2004, 07:09 PM Thread Starter
 
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Luckily, I know my problem isn't the CV joint. Everything there looks fine. I was thinking bushing too...but still stumped.
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-17-2004, 07:12 PM
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Just as long as something doesn't break when I'm running in traffic trying to get home. Out of control at 80 in this traffic could be messy.
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-19-2004, 06:33 PM
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I had something similar a few years back, I had 3 broken springs. good excuse to drop it.

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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-22-2004, 12:08 PM
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I have actually thought it might be spring related. A while back when I replaced the rear springs, I re-used the rubber mounts (or whatever you call them). One of the left rears looked pretty bad.
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