Why is my Acura TL rattling?
While there are a variety of reasons your Acura TL is rattling, the most common 3 are the ball joints, struts or strut mount, or a problem with the sway bar links.
Why is the front right of my car rattling?
The rattle on the front right could be a shock, control arm bushing, ball joint, tie rod end, sway bar bushing, steering gear bushing, the spring could have lost it’s damper, or a host of other reasons. If you can’t locate the source, have a professional take a look/listen.
What causes front end noise when going over bumps?
If you hear those annoying clunking noises when going over bumps, it means that something is wrong with the suspension system. These are the areas to check the next time you hear these sounds on the road. Worn or Damaged Struts. When struts are damaged, the strut shocks fail to perform as they should.
What is the rattling sound in my car?
If a rattling sound is coming from directly underneath your car, that’s a strong sign that something is wrong with your exhaust system. Other sounds usually aren’t as serious and may involve replacing the muffler or a corroded pipe section. Under the hood, rattling noises suggest the water pump is ready to fail.
Why does my car rattle when I step on the gas?
Most people call this a pinging or rattling sound. This noise is caused by an air/fuel mixture in the engine cylinder being ignited prematurely by the heat of compression as the piston is moving up on the compression stroke. And that’s also why you hear the pinging and rattling noises.
What do bad ball joints sound like?
Metallic clunking noise: One of the most noticeable and common symptoms of a bad ball joint is a clunking or knocking noise when the suspension moves up and down. A worn ball joint will begin to rattle inside the socket when driving over an uneven road, rough terrain, potholes or speed bumps.
What could be rattling in my front end?
Do you hear a front end rattle when going over bumps? If you hear a rattling sound during any of these, it could mean you have a suspension problem which could include: a bad control arm bushing, bad ball joint, bad tie rod, bad strut mount, bad sway bar link, or bad sway bar bushings.
When I press on the gas I hear a rattling noise?
How many interior Rattles has my 2007 Acura TL had?
It pointed out that my 2007 TL has been in for interior rattles more times than all of our prior Acura COMBINED! This was in 3 years and 30K miles compared to a combined 30 years and over 300K miles of our prior Acuras. This report has been sent to our Acura dealer and recently to Acura Client Services.
When did I trade in my Acura TL-Tech?
October 21st 2010 I traded my 2009 TL-TECH for a 2010 TL-SH-AWD-TECH with 40 miles on the odometer at the ACURA of Peoria AZ dealership. November 4th 2010 brought the car in to adjust misaligned hood door edge guards and a RATTLE coming from the rear passenger side. Rattle not found working according to factory specs.
Where does the rattling sound come from in a car?
To simplify this process, we’ve broken down the possible locations to four main areas of your vehicle: Rattling noises that come from the bottom of your vehicle may be noticeable upon starting, while driving at certain speeds, when you hit a bump in the road, or even all the time.
Why does my steering make a rattling noise?
Rattling noises in the wheel wells usually come from a few specific areas. Let’s run down the possibilities. Your vehicle has many interconnected components in its suspension system. There are springs, struts or shock absorbers, sway bars and links that are attached to one another. Your steering system is also integrated into the front suspension.