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Old 11-20-2012, 11:51 AM   #1590
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Originally Posted by 3focuslater View Post
Just noticed mine doing he same thing on drivers side as well .. 2500 miles on mine and was in the dealer today and they found nothing. He made sure all was tight and adjusted the emergency brake cable ... Left the dealer and it was fine then it did it it again .. So not sure what it is... I thought it was the transmission making noises, but i don't know... Did you bring yours in and get it fixed? If so what was the issue ... Mine is an 2012 SE with the sports package if that matters.. Do you know if the suspension is different with the sports package or is it the same as all the other SE's on the road?
Hi 3focuslater,

The SE sports package doesn't modify the suspension; it'll be the same as the other 2012 SE models. If you'd like, I'm happy to get your case escalated to your regional customer service manager. Just send me a PM with your VIN, dealer, mileage, daytime phone number, and full name; I'll do the rest.

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Originally Posted by Lipshurt View Post
My credit card wedged under the tower brace is holding up very well after a week. I only hear the clunk when I really hit a harsh bump, and its between 45 and 65 degrees outside and the car is cold. Before the credit card that would mean it would sound like driving down the street in a model T ford or vintage farm tractor. Constant clunking/rattle on every few revolutions of the wheels...
Let us know how things go, Lipshurt. I'm curious as to whether or not this will be a lasting fix for your clunking noise. I'll keep an eye on this thread, but also feel free to contact me via PM as well.

Thanks everyone!
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