Clunking Noise When Putting Car In Reverse

When you put your transmission into the park setting, the parking pawl is engaged. There was a TSB out for certain year trucks a while back to get rid of clunking in the driveshaft, they replaced the slip-joint with one that if I remember had a higher nickle content in the metal. A parking pawl is a part of your automatic transmission that locks it up. When leaving I change from park to reverse (loud clunking sound) and then take off the emergency brake. Anybody else have this occurrence? Sep 12, 2019 #2. But the noise persists? Is there any help from GM on a car this old with 91K miles on it? I mean $900 each for new struts seems a bit out of range to me. don't know if you've fixed your clunking noise, but if not don't want to put spanner in works but bmw specialists had my 323i on lift saw diff bush being sqashed as other machanic in car put it in drive, they said there's your problem so had them change it and guess what no difference no worse no better so hope you have better luck if not. It sounds if something hit the bottom of my car. So my Camaro made a huge CLUNK noise when I went from park to reverse on a very very steep incline. If you have an automatic transmission, what can happen is when you park, it rests against the parking pin. The u-joint is a component in the middle of your truck's drive shaft that allows the drive shaft to flex or rotate, which is based on rough pavement or suspension movement. about 50% of the time, when I put the car into reverse, I get a loud clunk and noticeable vibration. I usually go into another gear first before putting it into reverse but it doesn't seem to help. Also when I got to work and full-lock reversed into a parking bay there was no clunk. Thanks!Also,when viewed from behind the car, the rear tires. clunk noise when put car into drive Problem Reports If you have a problem with your Eclipse you need assistance with, this is the forum to post your question and get answers. Also when I put the truck in reverse and start backing up I hear one loud clunk as Im backing up. Now suddenly when putting in reverse there is a very noticeable double Clunk and the cart shakes slightly. Jack your car up and rotate the wheel, you'll hear the same exact noise. This noise only happens when the car is in reverse and the steering wheel is full lock to the right. Had car towed to dealership and am waiting for their response, any ideas of the issue in the meantime? FYI, car only has 25K miles. It's gotten so bad that when I park my car, I have to make sure that I don't have to reverse up a hill to get out. When i put my car in gear it makes a "clunk" sound and you can feel the car rock as it goes in gear. While accelerating in first gear, there is no vibration. Honda has an unusual transmission. A loud clunk noise when putting truck into park, reverse, or drive? When i put my 04 Dodge ram truck into park it make a clunk noise from underneath the car. Well i suppose you can remove the axle and put grease on the splines. More than likley there will be alot of play in there. Basically, while there underneath looking, it can be seen that when the forward gear is engaged, the vehicle lifts up and when the reverse gear is selected, the vehicle kinda squats down. At 51K the differential came a cropper. Here's the story. When I put my car into Drive, the car makes a very loud clunk noise as its going into gear, it the original automatic 1993 ford tempo transmission, it also does the same thing going into reverse, not Your problem is very common. For lack of better words when shifting from drive into reverse all the drive line is turning forward when you stop all the drive line is twisted tight in forward position. They cost more than the parts store ( but not a whole lot) and the ride will be a tad harsher, but they will never fail again. if you drive reverse 99% of the time, and when ud rive forward it will do that. Just noticed that when I put my car in reverse and start backing up there is a clunk, more pronounced when car is cold. 1994 850 Turbo Loud clunk when shifted into reverse. Honda has an unusual transmission. This happens when the wheel is turned from left to right ( stopped) and driving at low city speeds. whoever put in the dogbone. If it's extremely loud or seems to cause the boat to vibrate, I would have it checked out, but a small "clunk" as you describe when shifting from neutral into forward or reverse is normal. Thanks for the reply. excessive play in the driveline) since you didn't complain of downshifting issues but rather a thud/clunk when you put the car in gear. I've noticed lately that when I go from reverse to drive and vice versa, you can hear and feel a "clunk" from approximately the area of the differential on the back of the transmission. Resurrecting this old thread because I had the same symptom - until my Escape stopped moving under its own power altogether. I know that's the brakes disengaging. It does not do it every time just usually once every time I drive it. For lack of better words when shifting from drive into reverse all the drive line is turning forward when you stop all the drive line is twisted tight in forward position. like in your driveway. Clunk when shifting from R to D - Maintenance and Repair Forum. Engine dies when put in reverse/drive, 99 out 100 times (1995 GMC Jimmy) Doesnt matter if the engine is cold or 200 degrees my idle in park is roughly 700rpm and feathering the gas peddle when putting it into gear seems to have no effect. More than likley there will be alot of play in there. tire sits back real close to wheel well. Back lash does not bang or clunk if you listen closely you can here the back lash. My car is making a clunking noise when I put it in drive or reverse? I own a 1995 Geo Prizm it has high mileage however in the last few weeks it has started making a clunking noise when I put the car in drive or reverse or when I am at a red light and press on the gas I can hear it clunk sometimes. My 2002 durango when put in reverse makes clunk noise and I went under truck it looks like its coming from transfer case by rear shaft,please if somebody knows my problem let me know CarTalk. Tend to agree with brian that any clunk should be negligable, MB are supposed to make the best auto gbox's aren't they. There is some play somewhere. And there is an audible "click" every 1/2 second or so, the click is accompanied by a push-back. It doesn't do it when going forward. When I put my car (04 s60 2. No, this doesn’t mean your car has been possessed by malevolent spirits bent on your. It might also be slop in the reverse servo, but I don't now how much noise that would make. Basically, while there underneath looking, it can be seen that when the forward gear is engaged, the vehicle lifts up and when the reverse gear is selected, the vehicle kinda squats down. Stop running people over. If you are sure it is coming from the rear part of the vehicle it's probably the U-Joint. When I put my car in Reverse there is a "clunk" or a "click" noise in my front LH tire. The reverse clunk is annoying but it won't hurt anything, your car is still healthy. If the car's been driven for a while, parked (hot) and then put into drive again, the jolt is a bit lighter but still noticeable. What really bothers me is when coasting to a stop or braking to a stop with the transmission in street mode, I can feel the rough downshifts everytime im driving casual. I find it really odd. I called tech assist and they said they had similar cases and that there is no fix. Likewise changing gears with only a finger or two just doesn't cut it as good driving. It is not a repetitive clunk-clunk-clunk type noise. They said no codes and fluids and inspection all look fine. For the first 2 weeks there was a slight noise when putting in reverse which was not very noticable. 5t) in reverse it hesitate, then when I press the pedal it roll back with a loud clunk noise. When i put my car in gear it makes a "clunk" sound and you can feel the car rock as it goes in gear. I was thinking that it was the u-joints. The reverse clunk is annoying but it won't hurt anything, your car is still healthy. Quote: When you shift from reverse to drive there is a clunking noise that comes from the back of the car. It's not directly related to the clutch. My friends parents did that to all their cars, and i noticed it jump once engaged in reverse. If you are sure it is coming from the rear part of the vehicle it's probably the U-Joint. 2015 sierra denali 6. It is also helpful to figure out when the sound occurs. Subject: Information on Driveline Clunk Noise When Shifting Between PARK and DRIVE, PARK and REVERSE or DRIVE and REVERSE #99-04-20-002D - (06/08/2006) Models: 2007 and Prior GM Passenger Cars and Light Duty Trucks 2007 and Prior HUMMER H2, H3 2005-2007 Saab 9-7X This bulletin is being revised to add models and model years. After the temperature gauge gets approx in the middle of cold and warm then i can shift into reverse and there is no rattle/clunk at all its only the 1st 10 or 15 minutes or so untill the car has had time to warm up and only seems to happen in reverse. So I got in my 2012 treg v6 yesterday, started it up and when I put it into reverse I heard a LOUD metal against metal CLUNK it reversed fine and shifted into drive perfectly fine. I had replaced just about the whole suspension myself and couldn't figure out what we making the noise! I brought it in for an inspection so I could just get it fixed and over with, I picked it up and they had fixed the problem and didn't charge more than the inspection!. These specific clunk/pop conditions may be intermittent and are a characteristic of powertrain mechanical lash. When traveling with part time 4WD on high traction surfaces like asphalt, concrete, etc. I test drove a 2011 with 3100 miles on it and a new 2013. Clunk when shifting from R to D - Maintenance and Repair Forum. Nothing looks broken. com : Car complaints, car problems and defect. Welcome to the Club4G Forums where you can join fellow owners from all over North America discussing anything related to the 2006+ Mitsubishi Eclipse. It is one click/clunk and thats it, until I stop and pull away again. If I put the car in the manual mode, I can hear the noise, albeit a bit quieter if I rev the engine up to about 4k before shifting to second. My Subie (2008 Impreza hatchback) has been in the shop for three days now because they can't figure out what's wrong. As the title states, whenever I put my car in reverse, there's a clunk noise. You can probably hear or feel the location pretty quickly. Anybody else have this occurrence? Sep 12, 2019 #2. It doesn't seem to do it every single time from Park to Reverse though. Re: Clunk when I put the car in gear « Reply #8 on: April 02, 2012, 19:50:45 » Sounds like excessive backlash with the ring and pinion gears, jack up the back of the car and put it on jackstands apply the parking brake, put it in neutral and see how far you can rotate the driveshaft back and forth by hand. Clunk in Reverse Hey everyone, on my 2000 focus se i have developed a clunk when i put my car in reverse with the wheel at almost full lock. It could also be worn universal joint. They said no codes and fluids and inspection all look fine. Loud clunk in reverse Transmission (AT/MT) & Driveline. And there is an audible "click" every 1/2 second or so, the click is accompanied by a push-back. If your car doesn't move when you put it into gear, it may be due to a simple oversight or you may have a serious transmission problem. When you frist shift to 1st or Reverse you have to put the spinning engine and the non-spinning transmission together getting that clunk. Thanks for any help. The rotors are virtually new and have no pits, grooves, or warp to them. The manual was saying something about putting the car in neutral before engaging the emergency brake to prevent any strain on the "Park" gear lock mechanism (or something like that. It sounds like it is coming from the transmission, but I have not noticed any issues with the trans shifting or slipping. com : Car complaints, car problems and defect. Both chrysler products i've owned (a pacifica and now my charger) clunk when i shift from park to reverse, park to drive, or reverse to drive when i'm parked on an incline. It doesn't clunk when I put it into drive. It is one click/clunk and thats it, until I stop and pull away again. If this prevents the clunking, then there's nothing to worry about besides that fact that you weren't properly parking your car and putting extra stress on parts not meant to hold the weight of the car. well that's another story,my concern is this weird clunking noise which I never had before that unfortunate car wash. Seems to be coming from the front. When shifting into reverse, there is a slight clunk. I've checked all the wheel nuts and they're fine, so its not that (although it kind sounds like it did when I had some loose ones of my previous car!). something about the control arms or sway bar switching direction from forward to reverse that makes the clunk noise, but I would assume it happens right after putting it into reverse. My friends parents did that to all their cars, and i noticed it jump once engaged in reverse. I recently bought a 2007 300 sedan 2. So I own a 03 chevy cavalier with the 2. The car is fine if i reverse once ive started driving the problem only shows up if the car has not been drivin for about two days. 1965 mustang 289: whenever i put the car in reverse (AUTOMATIC), i hear a big clunk noise??? what is making the clunk noise?. When I put my car into Drive, the car makes a very loud clunk noise as its going into gear, it the original automatic 1993 ford tempo transmission, it also does the same thing going into reverse, not Your problem is very common. Pulled the leaves apart when I was changing my brakes, the bolt had pretty much been twisted into an "S". Car Noises Travel Noises can get tricky because car sounds travel down the metal frame and suspension parts, also noises bounce around inside the vehicle cabin like an empty can, sometime you will chase a noise for days and not figure it out, but with these tips, you should have a better understanding of how to start the diagnosis process, so don't get discouraged, even top mechanics get stumped sometimes. Its not a loud noise but going in reverse and making a turn would definitely make it more pronounced. The raquetball then acts like a spring and makes the driveline tighter. My driveway is steep and sometimes I get it in neutral rather than reverse. It doesn't seem to do it every single time from Park to Reverse though. So am unable to isolate the noise and the thud. There is no noise on any other gear, just Reverse. Actually it sounds like something rolling around in the bed and hitting the sides of the bed. Could this be the subframe moving or rear diff moving? I have stock subframe bushings and stock rear diff. Clunk when shifting from Drive or Reverse into Park. It is not every time that I shift into reverse, say, maybe 1/3 of the time. clunk noise in front end when turning in reverse If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. What could be the solution?. it only cluncks in the read when i put the car in reverse, it can be P-R it cluncks, R-P no clunck. Average repair cost is $5,200 at 109,300 miles. We drove it a short distance and stopped. Thanks for the reply. com Blogs Car Info Our Show Mechanics Files Vehicle Donation. Someone I work with. I notice mine did the same thing, but only when its on incline. i cant tell because its subtle sometimes and frickin loud other times. I have no other symtoms, except a "clack" ( I listened closer, so its a clack and not a clunk.   Even a very small amount of movement can cause a clunk. Your issue sounds more like either excessive play in the ring & pinion or a sloppy U-Joint (i. started car. The source of the probelm may depend on whether your car has an automatic or manual transmission. And occasionally a metallic grinding like a worn out brake pad. Silverado & Fullsize Pick-ups - clunk when shifting into reverse - 2004 2500 crew cab. If you put off this necessary maintenance for too long the noise could progress to a demonic growling. It's not directly related to the clutch. Most commonly, this clicking noise can be attributed to the brake pads moving or shifting into the new direction of travel. In either case, the ICE is not engaged with or driving the wheels, and the 'thump' felt or heard should be relatively small. only get a "clunk" when putting into drive in the winter when its at 20 degrees Fahrenheit. If it's extremely loud or seems to cause the boat to vibrate, I would have it checked out, but a small "clunk" as you describe when shifting from neutral into forward or reverse is normal. I have had this happen on inclines and flat surfaces. I called tech assist and they said they had similar cases and that there is no fix. When you frist shift to 1st or Reverse you have to put the spinning engine and the non-spinning transmission together getting that clunk. I would also say its quite normal, drove a 318 e46 for two weeks while wating for my car, and noticed it there, and even with my car and the auto box, when you put it in reverse, there a clunk and sometimes when you start reversing there`s another slight thud from the drivetrain as it engages. I thinking it might be a CV joint but am looking for help. I know that it must have taken considerable time and effort on your part. This is because in addition to the freeplay from the rear axle gears,. Perhaps the fast idle when cold is contributing to why you hear it in the morning then it goes away as the car warms up. I can sit in the car in 1st gear and lift the clutch to its biting point as it hits the bite in clunks and then again when changing from 1st to 2nd and then to 3rd. It sounds to me like the clunk you're experiencing with your car is the same clunk that I am experiencing; when moving the shifter into Drive from Park or Neutral. When I stop, sometimes I hear it clunk while I am decelerating. It is a pin that locks a notched wheel on the output shaft preventing it from turning. Loud Clunk when Shifting from Park to Drive or Reverse So I replaced nearly all of the rubber bushings around the engine with the various polyurethane mounts from iPd but I still hear a loud clunk when shifting out of park. Page 1 of 2 - Reverse Clunk - posted in Problems, Questions and Technical: Hi, some reason when I put the mini in reverse it kind of clunks and doesnt feel smooth like the other gears. It is a 02 D/A 3500 Dually. It only makes the noise once. well, i thought it was a freak thing but it has returned! i went off roading on friday and when i got home i parked the car and all was good. Clunking When Going Into Reverse. Just about all Toyotas from the 80's and early 90's make a horrific screeching, squealing metal-to-metal noise if you drive over a curb at full steering lock. The action of the 16th September is considered by some to have been a reverse. Please help me figure this out check your brakes hand brake and foot brakes it can be your pins in your pads. The axles are the joints that transmit power from the transmission to the wheels. the car suck to begin with. No noise when it is put in reverse but once you press on the accelerator it makes a clunking noise like you have hit something metallic. Also when i shift from R to D it makes a clunk noise, but not as loud. The tranny is a reverse manual body, hope i got that right. whoever put in the dogbone. He said that if he didn't keep his hand on the shifter it would pop out of reverse during the click. It also seems to be more prevalent when I get to the end of a journey (i. If you get in the car and have someone do this at different speeds you can actually mimic the exact noise. a ticking metallic noise that matches rpms. Sometimes when down-changing from fifth in many cars a driver may inadvertently try and select reverse instead of fourth gear. Everything seems in excellent condition considering it's age and mileage, apart from a very loud and very metalic "clunking" noise which generally appears when I back into a tight parking space. When shifting into reverse, there is a slight clunk. Just be sure you're on full stop then put it in drive, wait for a second before accelerating. My problem is that whenever you put the car in reverse ,there is a clunk sound coming from the rear end area. i put my car in reverse and starting moving backwards then i heard a loud clunk like described, but almost like i hit something (i didn't), so i pushed in the clutch and reached for the shifter and it felt like i had a broken shift fork and like it was stuck half in and half out of gear. It started about 6 months ago and was very quite at the beginning. It is best to stop the car fully before you put your vehicle into park. I called tech assist and they said they had similar cases and that there is no fix. Then when I put it in drive, on the dash, the light stayed on reverse even though I was in drive. After i put the car into reverse, typically when cold first thing in the morning, the gearbox will make a slight clunk or jerk noise and feel as if the clutch slipped and then reengaged. It's not directly related to the clutch. Everytime I put it in reverse it would smack the firewall and when I would step on the gas it would smack it making it sound like a clunk from inside the car. everything seems to work great on it, except whenever i am in reverse and i tap the pedal there is a very large/loud clunk that happens. When you shift your car into drive, neutral, or reverse, if you’re hearing loud clunking noises, it’s possible the torque converter is the root of the trouble. I get a fairly audible clunk when I put the car in drive or reverse. Is this the same clunk noise you are. For lack of better words when shifting from drive into reverse all the drive line is turning forward when you stop all the drive line is twisted tight in forward position. When you frist shift to 1st or Reverse you have to put the spinning engine and the non-spinning transmission together getting that clunk. shifting was hard getting out of P. Stopped car. Clunk was loud on both cars, and only did it backing up. Some clunking noise is normal. I just purchased an awesome 2000 Taurus SE with 175k on the meter and I noticed that when I place the vehicle in drive or reverse I hear a "Clunking" noise from what I think is the top of the engine. But when it happens to me when car sits parked for more than a day besides that doesnt happen. There is some play somewhere. My car is making a clunking noise when I put it in drive or reverse? I own a 1995 Geo Prizm it has high mileage however in the last few weeks it has started making a clunking noise when I put the car in drive or reverse or when I am at a red light and press on the gas I can hear it clunk sometimes. The suburbs are also the place that I have fought hard to leave since high school, and to which I cannot return for having been changed by travel in the intervening ten years. I tried putting into 4wd then out. On my 06 Silverado crew cab Z71 when I put it in gear like drive or switch from drive to reverse you hear a clunk sound from under the truck right by the cab. Clunk when shifting from Drive or Reverse into Park. CarComplaints. the car suck to begin with. A clunk would be normal. Re: Clunk when put in gear Post by 2002fx4122 » Wed Jun 08, 2011 3:14 am Jim I have a 1 piece driveshaft so that couldn't be it and the diff isn't leaking so there shouldn't be any problems there, I'll have to give the tranmission mount a look sometime. Clunk in Reverse??? Post by mike45fb » Sat Mar 08, 2008 11:42 pm Have an 04 expedition with around 47k miles and lately the vehicle has been making a loud clank after I put in it reverse. My car was driving fine, and a couple days ago, it wouldn't back up. It only happens when shifting from P to R where a loud sound (like something grinding or cracking) is heard and the car reverses normally. A loud clunk noise when putting truck into park, reverse, or drive? When i put my 04 Dodge ram truck into park it make a clunk noise from underneath the car. Both when I put it into reverse, travel a bit (steering wheel straight), and put the tranny back in neutral is when the clunk happened. Did it several times, still no clunk. The large amount of torque created on the dirve shaft in low, second, and reverse twists these rubber components like a rubber band. The axles are the joints that transmit power from the transmission to the wheels. 9 automatic transmission made by Mercedes-Benz is an electronically controlled gearbox which has seven forward gear and two reverse gears. Loud clunk in reverse Transmission (AT/MT) & Driveline. It only makes the noise once. My problem is that whenever you put the car in reverse ,there is a clunk sound coming from the rear end area. Just be sure you're on full stop then put it in drive, wait for a second before accelerating. Loud click noise from rear, when shifting park to reverse or drive in auto 370Z Can some one pin point what my issue is?? I've been searching online and through the forums and can't really figure out what it is when ever I shift into drive or reverse on my 09 Auto 370Z. When my '96 was new, the dealer said the clunk was normal. It never does it the rest of the day. I have had this happen on inclines and flat surfaces. I have a 2001 sable w/ only 11,000 miles. It's repeatable for definitely this left wheel reverse, and I think it happens on right wheel reverse. I will setup an appointment with the dealership! Hopefully, they can fix this series issue. It happens just before the wheel makes the stop for the hard left. When I put the car in reverse, after not being run for two days, there is a loud clunk. Once I had to get it towed as it was kind of stuck and wouldn't go neither forwards nor in reverse. a clunking or thudding can be caused by too much play in your driveshaft. 6) The clunk does occur when other gears are selected when the car is stationary but 1st gear is the most pronounced. I know that it must have taken considerable time and effort on your part. As seen in the video below video you can see and hear it. My car is making a clunking noise when I put it in drive or reverse? I own a 1995 Geo Prizm it has high mileage however in the last few weeks it has started making a clunking noise when I put the car in drive or reverse or when I am at a red light and press on the gas I can hear it clunk sometimes. I have 2003 LTD and I noticed that the car does shift a lot when moved into reverse. Can you put it in neutral and/or shut the engine off and roll backwards with the wheel turned on an incline and replicate the sound? If the clicking is proportional to road speed and stops when the car stops moving (eg: foot on brake, still in reverse) it's probably a CV joint. Page 1 of 2 - Reverse Clunk - posted in Problems, Questions and Technical: Hi, some reason when I put the mini in reverse it kind of clunks and doesnt feel smooth like the other gears. That pressure can make it difficult to move the pin and consequently difficult to get your vehicle out of park. It is not every time that I shift into reverse, say, maybe 1/3 of the time. Thanks for the reply. I have a 92 se-r and I feel / hear a loud clunk when backing up in reverse, especially when going uphill. Loud clunk in reverse Transmission (AT/MT) & Driveline. later that night i had to go out and as i reversed out of the garage i noticed a clunk, clunk, clunk as i backed out. Seems to come from the near side, possibly. Now suddenly when putting in reverse there is a very noticeable double Clunk and the cart shakes slightly. That way you are in gear and your snychros are lined up with the output shaft. If your car doesn't have a definite pull to one side, but instead a sloppy, undisciplined tendency to wander all over the place, the first thing to think about is wear in the steering and suspension. I was told at the dealership that I needed to get the transmission fluid flushed. The reverse clunk is annoying but it won't hurt anything, your car is still healthy. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. It only happens when shifting from P to R where a loud sound (like something grinding or cracking) is heard and the car reverses normally. Re: Clunk when I put the car in gear « Reply #8 on: April 02, 2012, 19:50:45 » Sounds like excessive backlash with the ring and pinion gears, jack up the back of the car and put it on jackstands apply the parking brake, put it in neutral and see how far you can rotate the driveshaft back and forth by hand. Welcome to the Club4G Forums where you can join fellow owners from all over North America discussing anything related to the 2006+ Mitsubishi Eclipse. i cant tell because its subtle sometimes and frickin loud other times. i come to a complete stop with my foot on brake too when i shift into drive! so its the cars fault not mine. but when u go reverse, its working against that, which is making the caliper shift the other way which causes vibration which causes that noise. Aerostar - A 'clunk' when put in Reverse - Stopped with the foot on the brake, and then shifting into reverse often makes a clunking noise. When you shift into reverse the drive line unloads its forward twist and turns opposite rotation giving you the clunk you hear. when everything is very hot, or hotter than just the weather). It does sound a little disconcerting. I find it really odd. Honda has an unusual transmission. If you put the e-brake on and gently put reverse torque on the car, and then put forward torque on the car, a telltale sign of a bad driveshaft or half-shaft would be a sharp clunk sound. hey everyone I'm new here I have problems with my 2009 Honda Accord coupe 2. Any ideas?I know NOTHING about corvette rear end/suspension systems. Does this still sound like your same issue?. I get the same sound, but I have also heard it going from neutral to drive. it only does it when in reverse and the pedal is tapped or pushed down, if you accellerate real slow in reverse then there is no clunking. Welcome to the Club4G Forums where you can join fellow owners from all over North America discussing anything related to the 2006+ Mitsubishi Eclipse. Could this be the subframe moving or rear diff moving? I have stock subframe bushings and stock rear diff. Some where close. ) when I apply load to the drivetrain. The clunk occurs when the clutch is suddenly released when there is torque on the drive shaft. 7 liter and within the first week I had to replace the ERG valve, then it started to clunk in the read of my car when I placed it into reverse. While accelerating in first gear, there is no vibration. Clunking noise when letting off clutch in reverse maybe because the car was in the air. Quote: When you shift from reverse to drive there is a clunking noise that comes from the back of the car. Problem: When I put the car in reverse (only) and turn the wheel fully to the right and back out I hear a clunking noise coming from the front driver tire. The clunk occurs when the clutch is suddenly released when there is torque on the drive shaft. You can reduce the sound of the brake pad clunk by adding a second retainer spring clip ($10 ish kit). I find it really odd. After that the noise will go away when I brake, unless I go in reverse then forward again. I am reluctant to contact the dealer, seems like they always say "can't hear a thing!". Fixing Suspension Clunks And Rattles. As seen in the video below video you can see and hear it. ur tires go forward 99% of the time, so ur brakes are set in. Everything seems in excellent condition considering it's age and mileage, apart from a very loud and very metalic "clunking" noise which generally appears when I back into a tight parking space. mostly this seems to happen when i am moving slowly backwards, like backing down the driveway. I guess I will investigate lower control arm bolts tomorrow. Basically, while there underneath looking, it can be seen that when the forward gear is engaged, the vehicle lifts up and when the reverse gear is selected, the vehicle kinda squats down. Wife came in today saying that the R was in the garage and when she went from park to reverse, there was a "clunk" and then the car hesitated a bit before it started to roll backwards. PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum clunking when putting car into reverse - PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum. I take that back, today it did it for the first time in the morning. Hope this doesn't develope into a problem. If you are VERY gentle and slow with the gear change it seems to be fine, but even with just normal gentle pressure it will crunch into reverse. The dealer flashed the TSB concerning. The VSC sign stayed on. My driveway is steep and sometimes I get it in neutral rather than reverse. Actually it sounds like something rolling around in the bed and hitting the sides of the bed. 2005 Nissan Xterra S 4x4 Automatic with 96,000 miles. But if I put the car in drive before putting it in reverse everything goes smoothly. Every time I shift to reverse. Did it several times, still no clunk. When I put the transmission in drive, it clunks harshly into gear! Thereafter, driving is fine. I am experiencing a clunk or a pop when I put into reverse and gas it a little bit, then when I put it in drive and gas it a bit, stop then repeat the reverse with gas scenario it pops/clunks. PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum clunking when putting car into reverse - PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum. If the mount is bad the torque will raise the car almost vertically about 4" (really neat at stoplights when a lower car is beside you), as the torque lays the engine over, it will reach a spot where the accelerator. And like I said, it's more pronounced when you shift directions. Hi Z Crew! When I hop into my car in the underground after it has been sitting all night and after I warm up the engine for a few minutes I put it into reverse and I hear some sort of clunking noise in the rear end like a metal clunk (not grinding at all). I then took the gamble that this was the problem and put the engine back into the car making sure the drive shaft was fully located into the gear box. Noise is exactly as described in the other posts - clunk at slow speed/reversing etc and to me there seems a lot of play in the steering wheel and it clunks when you move the wheel left to right in your hands. My car makes the same noise. Clunking When Going Into Reverse. I recently bought a 2007 300 sedan 2. My standard way of finding reverse is to put it in 2nd, then skip along the bottom over 4th into R. Towed to dealership, over 2 weeks later (less than 2 months out of warranty and only 971 miles out of the 60,000 mile warrenty) Ford dealer told me that Ford would not cover any of. It doesn't matter whether its a hard acceleration or light one. I have no other symtoms, except a "clack" ( I listened closer, so its a clack and not a clunk. The noice is getting worse. Mine will also buck it I rev it in neutral and put it back into drive. after replacing fluids and reverse bleeding the clutch (Ps it is an Automatic clutch)(ACS). Clunking/Jerking when put into first or reverse I have a 2013 Rancher 2x4 with ES and it has about 29 hours on it, less than 100 miles. The 2001 Honda Accord has 2 problems reported for loud noise when put in reverse. I thinking it might be a CV joint but am looking for help. Hi every body, new guy here, I have a 65 coupe with a c4 auto and every time I put the car in reverse I get a big clunk. My Subie (2008 Impreza hatchback) has been in the shop for three days now because they can't figure out what's wrong.