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Old 12-22-2009, 12:01 PM   #1
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Red face 2001 front end clunk

2001 EX coupe. I've been having clunking from the front end since I got the car about 6 months ago. I just (yesterday) got my car back from the shop (1 week and $600), I had them put in an Energy Suspension kit. Sway bar bushings, front and rear. LCA bushings front and rear. This is what I had them put in: http://www.energysuspensionparts.com...PackageDeal002

But I still hear the clunk. It's signature sound is the same. It sounds different, reduced sometimes and harder at other times. Overall the clunk is still there.

I notice that the car is tighter feeling and steers nicer. But that damn clunk is still there. Note: I didn't mention the clunk to them or ask them to look for it. (It was already 4 days in and getting too expensive) So I don't blame the shop, but they said they didn't see any other problems and that every thing else with my suspension looked good.

What the hell is causing that clunk?
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Old 12-22-2009, 12:10 PM   #2
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Bad CV joint!
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Old 12-22-2009, 12:47 PM   #3
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I just spent $600. Is there a way a n00b like me can check and see if that's the case? I don't know what to look for.
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Is the clunk happening over bumps or on excel and decel??
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Im getting a clunking too. kind of a pop when i turn the wheels and they're on the ground or when i brake, so im gonna be watching this thread.

Could it be the strut bearings?
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Is the clunk happening over bumps or on excel and decel??
Mine are happening over bumps.
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Im getting a clunking too. kind of a pop when i turn the wheels and they're on the ground or when i brake, so im gonna be watching this thread.

Could it be the strut bearings?
x2..same thing is happening to me and i dont know whats wrong with it.hopefully whatever it is, its now too biggy..
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Did you check your motor mounts? Easiest way is to pop the hood and have someone watch the motor. Hold the brake and press the gas and see if your motor is moving alot. Most likely it because I have the same problem, and I'm changing them on Wednesday.
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Did you check your motor mounts? Easiest way is to pop the hood and have someone watch the motor. Hold the brake and press the gas and see if your motor is moving alot. Most likely it because I have the same problem, and I'm changing them on Wednesday.
could you take pics when youre done and indicate which parts you have replaced?
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I'll take some pics of the 2 motor mounts together as well as a picture of what and where it is. But for now here's http://www.hondaautomotiveparts.com/...INE+MOUNTS+(MT)

It's number 8 that I'll be replacing. the other 3 seemed to be fine and I'm not too worried about them.
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