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I just had the front struts and rear shocks replaced in my 05 MDX, but I still experience a grinding in the rear when I make a tight turn. What could this be?

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

I think it's coming from the rear wheels. Been happening for months now.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '05 Acura?

MDX Touring

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Touring yourself? What have you tried so far?

No. Took it to a mechanic. New front struts, new rear shocks.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No. That's pretty much it.

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Acura
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Mechanic for Acura: Greg, Technician replied 2 months ago
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Mechanic for Acura: Greg, Technician replied 2 months ago

Hi .

The VTM fluid is contaminated ,this is a typical issue when doing a turn .

First flush the rear Differential and use new fluid from Honda VTM fluid only .

then do a few days drive then do a figure 8 and hit the pedal at each turn noise should be gone ?

If still there .

NOTE:

The fluid you drain should be red. if pink its has be contaminated with water .

Normally a good flush and new fluid will sort out this issue .

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Mechanic for Acura: Greg, Technician replied 2 months ago

Funny the problem you had has nothing to do with suspension .

Greg

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