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Old 03-01-19, 10:05 AM
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I have noticed recently these annoying clicking sounds coming from the rear end. Usually happens when turning or going over bumps. It is more of a deeper sound click that a lighter sound. I've looked to see if anything was loose in the trunk, etc. Seems to be coming from both the rear wheel areas.

Anyone else experiencing this? My warranty is up in 1800 miles so I might have to bring it in.

Also, it doesn't seem to do it in cold weather, but I can't be too sure on that.
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Old 03-01-19, 03:06 PM
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Mine had some sort of creaking when going over bumps at times. I took a video of it and showed it to the dealer. They held the car for a few days because they couldn't reproduce it but finally they did and replaced some strut thing under warranty. GET A VIDEO
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My warrant is also almost up, about 4K miles left before the 50K warranty runs out. I noticed a clicking noise coming from the back (seems like right back wheel area). This clicking noise is sporadic. I noticed it a few times and the only common theme I can think of was the car just filled up with gas.
I think the clicking noise happens if the car is standing or moving. Tried to get it on video, but normally I'm in a hurry to get to work when I gas up.
Might take it to the dealer - but I'm sure they will say that it can't be duplicated.
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I think I have a similar issue. If it's minor clicking it's likely the disc brake pads seating in their holders, but otherwise it could be sway bar links, struts, or underbody panels. see this thread:
https://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-...-potholes.html
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Here is some video of the clicking sounds.
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Any updates? Iíve noticed a metal rattle when I close the doors coming from underneath the car, I can reproduce the metal rattle when hitting the rear bumper with a light fist hit. also when driving i noticed a clicking like if a bolt was rolling around in trunk. Went underneath and I did find a small rock between the metal exhaust fittings. Took them out will have to see if it helped as Iíve yet to drive the car again,
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Old 03-14-19, 04:13 AM
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I am tkaing it today. I figure I have a 75% chance of them saying "We can't reproduce the problem".
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I am tkaing it today. I figure I have a 75% chance of them saying "We can't reproduce the problem".
You insist on going out in the car with their head technician and show him what you mean - the only way to do things like that.
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They kept it. They claim it is the sunroof. I am not convinced but it does sound logical. I asked how they tested it and they said they drove it, opened the sunroof to the tilt position. It still made the noise and then they held the glass and it stopped the noise. They said they needed my car for a few days.
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