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Old 11-29-2012, 01:49 AM
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Default Knocking Sound on Ft Passenger

Ive had this really odd knocking/ metallic like sound coming from my front passenger side, especially when I go into a dip or hit a bump. Ive had both struts, sway bar links, front end alignment, and still no luck. I maybe thought it could be a strut mount possibly. If I can get feedback it would be highly appreciated.
 
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:02 PM
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Can you duplicate the sound, maybe bouncing the car when it's parked? Then you can have someone do that while you listen around down there to pinpoint the location.
 
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Old 11-29-2012, 06:27 PM
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I have bounced on it and everything and cannot reproduce the sound only while driving ive taken my car to about 3 different garages now I probably have spent over 300 on work and parts
 
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My problem was the ball joints, but I would think you could reproduce the sound when stopped if that were the problem.
 
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:05 PM
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I looked at the lower ball joint today and saw grease coming out and one of the bushings to the lower control arm looked cracked so i really dont know considering im not a mechanic
 
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Cracked bushings or leaking balljoints can be the cause of the knocking sound. Sometimes cracked bushings appear worse than they really are.
 
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Old 12-01-2012, 12:27 AM
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ill be sure to post one after I get off work
 
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Old 12-01-2012, 02:42 AM
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If your car is old enough it could even be the sway bar to frame bushings. You got one on either side.
 
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:14 PM
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yeah i had thought that myself oh for people on this forum my car is a 2000 Honda Accord Ex V6 coupe, went to advanced and purchase a strut mount probably going to take it to a garage and have them look at it and try to find it but comments are more than welcome this NOISE!!!! is driving me NUTS!
 
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