Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: I hear a cluck when I let off the gas.

asked by on

I hear a clunking noise when I release the gas pedal. The clunking goes away when accelerating or braking. Could it be an axle problem? I recently had the transmission worked on.

Depending on what was done with the transmission you could have an issue with the transmission mounts. The noise if it is more than one clunk then the axle may have an issue but would need to be checked by a certified mechanic, like one from YourMechanic.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Why is my car is real slow to accelerate?

This may be related to a few different things, such as low fuel pressure, dirty or faulty fuel injectors or potentially a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. Low fuel pressure can cause the injectors to not receive...

Q: I have a 2012 Honda civic; every time i accelerate the whole car seems to vibrate only when i push gas pedal.

Hi there, Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below...

Q: What do the buttons do on the master key?

Your Accord is equipped with a keyless entry system, and the master key is where you interact with that system. There are several buttons here, all of which do something different: Lock: This button will lock the doors on...

Related articles

How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...