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Old 03-12-2008, 01:25 PM   #1
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I have read around and im not sure what it is yet but every time it is rainning and i turn into a parking lot or something that has an incline there are loud popping noises. Im about to order coilovers but now this started and im wondering if any one knows what it might be. im thinking something like sway bar or even an axle has popped out but idk yet.

any help would be great
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Old 12-18-2009, 01:21 PM   #2
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I am going to go ahead and bump this thread from the dead instead of making a new one. I have the same thing happening to me and have been searching for a while with no luck.
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Old 12-18-2009, 01:27 PM   #3
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I have no idea why rain would make a difference, but it sounds like a sway bar issue due to the "turning into an incline" bit. The first thing I'd try is to remove and regrease all your sway bar and endlink bushings. It's easy and cheap. (Just like a good woman)
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Old 12-18-2009, 01:29 PM   #4
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When it rains the front passenger side is non stop popping/clunking. When I hit the smallest of bumps it clunks/pops loud. It is to the point now that when I shut the car off I can hear it pop I think from the motor shaking.
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Anybody else ever have this problem?
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bump for some possible help.
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I have read around and im not sure what it is yet but every time it is rainning and i turn into a parking lot or something that has an incline there are loud popping noises. Im about to order coilovers but now this started and im wondering if any one knows what it might be. im thinking something like sway bar or even an axle has popped out but idk yet.

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low speed turning with slightly lowered traction on an automatic (non-DCCD) diff will cause the tires to skip a little and cause the clunk.. ask anyone who's tried to turn hard in a parking lot with their DCCD set to LOCK. it might also cause the tire to shift a bit when you hit a bump and cause the same clunk.

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