Q: Car makes knocking and clunking sound

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My car is making a knocking and clunking sound.

If you are hearing a suspension noise, any number of components when worn can cause a noise. A bad strut or strut mount, ball joint, sway bar, or one of many bushings. To find the noise, the suspension would need to be inspected. If you would like this issue repaired, consider YourMechanic -- our mechanics provide diagnostics at your home or office.

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