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Car vibrating and making starnge sound when driven faster than 15 MPH.
It sounds as if a piece of plastic trim for your wheel-well area or the underside of your vehicle is rubbing against the tire while it is rotating. I would first walk around your vehicle and take a look inside...
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Engine clanking when starting
Hello. Most of the lights will flash or come on when the car is started. It is the manufacturers way of allowing the owner to easily determine if the bulbs are working properly. If the lights remain on after a...
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Clanking sound beneath car
A clanking sound under the car, especially from the front wheel area over bumps can be coming from a worn stabilizer link or even a faulty strut mount. Chassis ears may need to be used to determine the exact source...
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Car vibrates; clanking noise
It sounds like you may have more than one issue with your car. The vibrating sounds like a wheel bearing and the clanking noise sounds like you might have a ball joint or a tie rod end that is worn...
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Front Axle Clanking Sounds
The front axle joints may be bad and binding from worn out ball bearings in the constant velocity (CV) joint. You may also have wheel bearing and ball joint issues and possible struts. All these could be possible causes of...
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Rattle/banging in front end over bumps?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Tracing down a rattle can be frustrating. It takes a process of elimination, and tests to every part of the suspension, steering, and wheel assemblies. You are correct in wanting to test the control...
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Car is vibrating and clanking on start up.
If the car is moved when the engine is cold before it completes its warm-up cycle, then there will be moisture that is drawn into the engine causing the engine to shake and vibrate with a clanking noise. The issue...
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Car rattling noise upon acceleration
Hello, thank you for writing in. The clanking noise is likely associated with the brake system or the CV joints. You will want these inspected first before looking to anything else. CV joints wear down and fall out of alignment....

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