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Old 14 Apr 2014, 02:46 pm
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Sometimes when I put the car in reverse (car moving) when parked for a while (manual T350) I hear and feel a clunk. Otherwise the car shifts fine just had swaybar bushings, end links and control arm bushings replaced (unrelated problem). Thanks
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Old 14 Apr 2014, 09:45 pm
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Sometimes when the idle is high or the clutch is dragging just a bit the car will do this.

There's also torque arms that will make noise. Lots of complaints here.
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Old 15 Apr 2014, 07:59 am
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anything I should worry about?
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Old 15 Apr 2014, 09:11 am
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anything I should worry about?
The sound will not cure itself.
Will something fall off? Probably not.
Drive the car up on ramps and inspect every "joint" - starting at wheels and working your way in.
"Rhino ramps" - about $25, all plastic, work great.
If you're unsure, ask around for a mechanic and pay to have it on a lift and get a look-over.
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Old 15 Apr 2014, 12:25 pm
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Just had the bushings replaced and checked. Was under the car yesterday changing the trans oil and all still seems to be OK underneath.

It sounds the same as if the park brakes are locked up but the car seems to roll when I disengage them. Just for grins I'm not going to set the brake for a few days and see if the noise goes away. Does not happen all the time.
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Old 23 Apr 2014, 05:38 am
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Well, I have been experimenting using and not using the parking brake. Now the clunk has gone away both ways. Hopefully it was the park brake stuck. Won't argue with success.
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Glad you found it, and appreciate you coming back and posting so maybe it'll help somebody else.
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