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the dreaded clunking noise

Old 01-24-2010, 09:10 AM
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2000 xc at 0-25 mph the dreaded clunking noise from rear of car . mostly is all the time seems worst after car warms . happens when speeding up and slowing down . driving straight or around curves ,also seems that the AWD is not working. I read alot about disconnecting the drive shaft . Is this the drive shaft ,v/c ,angle gear making the noise ? Can I disconnect the drive shaft in fornt or do i have to remove it conpletely ? Pls help

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Old 01-31-2010, 08:04 PM
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Figure out which wheels are still being driven by putting the car on a lift or jackstands. You may also be able to see some movement during the clunk.

Remove the driveshaft entirely if AWD is broken and you're not going to repair it. The angle drive can go bad. How many miles on the car?
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Old 03-05-2010, 09:52 AM
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Had same symptoms it was the rear end mounting bushing gone bad
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