Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Rattle by strut bar

asked by on

I hear a rattle in the rear passenger's side by the strut bar.

A: Hi there. If you are hearing a rattle from ...

Hi there. If you are hearing a rattle from the rear passenger side of the vehicle, then there may be a problem with the suspension. Rattling noises can often be caused by blown shocks, or worn/damaged suspension components, such as bushing or joints. I would recommend having the vehicle driven, and the suspension inspected, by a professional technician, such as 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

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: 2003 dodge neon with 2001 engine swap now it won't start replaced cps and cam sensor what could it be

Hi there: Without being there to inspect the installation work or complete a diagnostic scan to see if you have any error codes, it's nearly impossible for us to help you with this issue. Like any major repair, you might...

Q: I have a manual car and it does not go to gear 2001 Nissan Sentra

Hello - first task is to check the clutch fluid reservoir (may be shared with the brake master cylinder - both use brake fluid) for correct fluid level. If fluid level is correct, most likely the clutch hydraulics - slave...

Q: How long does it take to put on a compressor?

Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2009 Dodge Journey. The book time for this is typically 1.9 hours and includes recovering refrigerant, replacing the compressor, and recharging the system. It does not include other components or flushing system...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...