Q: My vehicle makes a clunk while accelerating.

asked by on December 29, 2015

Clunk in the vehicle when accelerating.

Hi there. If your SRX is a front wheel drive model then most of the time this is caused by a failing engine or transmission mount. When these fail the engine and transmission can move when accelerating causing this noise. If it is an all wheel drive model then the most common cause of this is a failure in the rear driveline coupler or in the rear differential. These items would need to be inspected. If the coupler is worn or loose then it needs to be replaced. If the noise is coming from the differential then the fluid should be drained and inspected for metal. If metal is found then the differential will need to be rebuilt. You should enlist the help of a certified mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, can thoroughly inspect the noise.

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