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Jace
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From: Albany, Oregon, USA
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posted 04-27-2003 12:39 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Jace   Click Here to Email Jace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
today while i was backing out of my driveway i hare a strange clunking noise comming fromt the tail end of the car, but it makes no noise while driving forward..? is this something i should be concerned of, because ive never heard it till now??

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N266fords
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posted 04-27-2003 01:47 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for N266fords   Click Here to Email N266fords     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
check for play in the u joints first i have a feeling that was your clunk..

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Jace
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posted 04-27-2003 02:15 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Jace   Click Here to Email Jace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
but would it only make that sound if the car was in reverse?

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Jace
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posted 04-27-2003 10:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Jace   Click Here to Email Jace     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
i checked for play in the U-joints.. none.. any ideas?

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jsracingbbf
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posted 04-28-2003 12:25 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for jsracingbbf   Click Here to Email jsracingbbf     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Pull the driveshaft and see how much play you have in the rear by turning the yoke with your hand. Check the rear wheel bearings also.
JS

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