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Old 02-25-10, 12:36 PM   #1
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Default Squeaking/clunking noise from rear suspension

There's an audible squeaking/clunking noise emitting from the passenger rear wheel area when I go over crappy road surfaces such as cracks or speed bumps. It's not the shocks because they're still firm and were recently replaced. What else could it be? Wheel bearing?

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How are the shock mount bushings?
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Old 02-25-10, 09:25 PM   #3
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I have that problem on my drivers side.I found out that my hub nut was loose like finger tight loose...fixed most of it and the wobble but,now im getting people telling me that the hub is messed up but,there isn't any play in it but,still makes that clink clank noise from the cv's..
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Could be sway bar bushings or control arm bushings.

I just swapped urethane bushings on to my rear sways and I think they may need to be greased because there's a small squeak coming from the rear over bumps.

I think my clunking is the control arm bushings. When I had the rear open for bearings a few weeks back, I noticed the bushings in the upper arms were pretty gummy.
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sorry to bump an old thread but i wanted to share my experience lol..i had a loud clunking in my rear suspension also everytime i hit a bump, and my car sounded like a door opening up in a haunted house lol....went to the shop and they said i would need all new bushings..blablabla....luckily ima d.i.y. guy so 1 can of lubricating oil from autozone...no more squeeks and as for that clunking noise well nothing 2 new rear struts n top hats cant fix....look how bad it was lol... oh yeah and i pushed this strut in with my hand...car feels like its floating now & no more noise....

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so did you have to replace any bushing at all? i went lower on eibac and kyb and my rears hit(clunk) on bumps.the front are fine.
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so did you have to replace any bushing at all? i went lower on eibac and kyb and my rears hit(clunk) on bumps.the front are fine.
not one just sprayed a lil lubricating oil on them and thats it...none of them where cracked jus dry thats all...
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so did you have to replace any bushing at all? i went lower on eibac and kyb and my rears hit(clunk) on bumps.the front are fine.
I'm in a same boat as you, I think most people with supra suspension having the same issue, and the reason is it could be because we're too low and it's not designed for sc
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