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Clunking noise from passenger rear. Sounds like some where…

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Clunking noise from passenger...

Clunking noise from passenger rear

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

Sounds like some where in the right rear wheel or suspension About a month or more

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Kia?

2011 Kia soul

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

Yes so far just tring to find the problem shocks feel ok cant find anything loose

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

Both front parking lights are out

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Kia
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Kia Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer! I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you with your question.

There are quite a few things that could be causing the noise. The problem may be a shock, possibly a spring mount isolator, one of the subframe mounting bushings, you could be hearing something such as the exhaust moving around because of a broken or worn hanger.

If you don't see any obvious signs of anything loose or damaged then you can have a helper jounce the suspension while a second person is underneath watching, feeling and listening. If the noise can be duplicated that way then it shouldn't be too hard to find.

If you're unable to find the problem that way then something such as Chassis Ears can be used to help find the source of the noise.

My goal is to give you the best experience possible! I hope I have earned a 5 star rating! Please remember to rate my service by selecting the 5 stars at the top of the screen before you leave today. If you need more assistance, please use the reply box and let me know.

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