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Old 11-12-2009, 08:28 PM   #1
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Front passenger noise

So this passed week I've been noticing a periodic "pop" or "boink" kind of noise coming from the front passenger side suspension it seems. The sound is kind of hard to describe, but it seems to most commonly happen when i hit a little dip in the road. I don't really notice it when I take on a speed bump or an accidental run in with a sewer or pothole. Although it is hard to notice the noise at high speeds, so perhaps it does happen, however the noise is canceled out by surrounding environmental and engine noise.

Could it be because of the weather now getting colder? I do notice it happens a little more after the car has been sitting for a while, rather than after it's be moving around for a bit (unless I really don't notice it at this point). Or just a known manufacturer problem? The car is an '09 with just over 20,000 km.
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Old 11-13-2009, 08:03 AM   #2
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So this passed week I've been noticing a periodic "pop" or "boink" kind of noise coming from the front passenger side suspension it seems.
Tie rods, lower control arms, have had their history of problem on this car. There was even a recall that affected earlier model, including Compass.

Go have that checked before you find your fender lip snorting out gravel.
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