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Old 11 Jan 2008, 06:00 pm
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Question knocking noise from rear

I was driving home from work today and all of a sudden there was a knocking noise that seemed to be coming from the rear suspension whenever I went over any bumps. I stopped the car and looked underneath but as far as I can tell, nothing looks out of place.
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Old 11 Jan 2008, 07:47 pm
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I did a search and found out about the possible loose bolts on the sway bar. I just got my pt a few days ago so I guess I'll just take it back to the dealer.
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Old 11 Jan 2008, 08:20 pm
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Default Re: knocking noise from rear

Megalon, welcome to the Forum.

You might also check the gas tank vent tube, they some times come loose.
Good luck!!
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Old 11 Jan 2008, 08:41 pm
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...or the exhaust pipe as it goes over the rear axle. Maybe one of the hangers came loose.
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Old 12 Jan 2008, 07:41 pm
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And check the spare tire is good and tight....

Let us know what it is.
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Old 13 Jan 2008, 09:44 am
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The spare was hanging down way too far when I got it, so I tightened that up previous to this new noise. Anyway I put it up on some ramps and sure enough, the sway bar was lose on the driver's side. I tightened that up and no more noise.
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