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Old 04-16-2005, 05:41 PM   #1
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Well i figured out what my clunk was, by accident really. The lower balljoint nut was backed out about a half inch! Boy was i lucky that didn't come off. I wonder how this happened, because the cotter key was still in there.
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Clunk.. like.. only upon engagement? Or clunk like consistent with your movement in Reverse?


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No it was everytime i pressed and released the brake i'd get a clunk. Like this: "Reverse, roll backwards, hit brakes, CLUNK, let go, give a little gas "CLUNK", hit brakes, "CLUNK". It took me forever to find it.
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Was it only during reverse, or did it happen while going slow forward too?
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Hmm, sounds like what mine does, but also in forward.
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Hmm, sounds like what mine does, but also in forward.
That'* what I was thinking
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Mine only clunks on cold-engagement. I know it is due to the motor mounts being all shot.. but I am kinda scared to raise the engine and replace them all . I'll wait until I know the car runs and drives.. and if I still have money I will do it.


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Nope it never did it going forward once. Only in reverse. I thought it was motor mounts too but they all checked out "OK" at the best.
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Now that I think about it, mine used to be just in reverse...

I've got a thread probably a year or so old about it somewhere...
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good job Alec now the rest of us BC members can benefit from your sucess.
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