Q: claking noise going up hills

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only happens going up hills yet when car is on park I ribbed the engine and theres no noise

My car has 232000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. In most cases, when you hear a rattling or clanking noise while the vehicle is in motion, it’s caused by a drive line component; such as wheel bearings, CV joints or minor items like brackets that may have come loose. The best way to pinpoint the source of this noise is to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a car is making a noise inspection.

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