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96 ford contour has a loud thump noise when driving
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Hi. I have a high mileage 96 ford contour. drives very nice. but last week for the first time ever, after i was out driving for half hour, the engine suddenly reved (as if it slipped from gear) and then there the car shot forward as it made loud clunk noise. I was almost home and it did not do it again that day. next day i had only small errands in low speed limit areas and had no problems. i stopped and had transmission fluid changed. ran fine afterward. but today, again after half hour driving
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My 1997 Ford Contour GL 4 Cyl 2.0L transmission will not shift into gears properly and when I try to put into drive or reverse the car makes a loud noise and jerks back.
You may have a worn out clucth lining. try to adjust the prdal if it still jerks back then change it... ... 1997 Ford Contour
My 1998 ford explorer makes a loud noise (like an plane landing,when i take my foot of the accelerator, when i try to turn left or right it makes a loud grinding noise and won't move forward, it has only recently started to do this, it doesn't do it all the time maybe once or twice a day. When i stop the vehicle and change into neutral & select the 4 wheel drive selector by putting it into high or low 4x4 i hear a bang noise, then when i try to drive it is O K but then when i try to stop the noi
I would say your transfer case is on its way out. but it is hard to say that is a lot of info to take in but ya i say tranfer case is toste ... 1999 Ford Explorer
I have 2004 Ford Explorer with a thumping feel and sound. When I drive over 50 mph and let it coast, the thumping starts. I feels as if it's coming from the back but not sure. The check engine light is not on. This started happening when I had all the fluids changed. I've had the tires checked and are ok. The transmission shifts gears just fine. It has 128,000 miles and drives fine except that thumping noise. It feels like I'm driving over bumps in the road then goes away if I push on the b
If your lucky, its just a u-joint going out.\015\012\015\012 try replacing the u-joint which connects the driveshaft to the rear end(differrential), and if that does not solve it, then have your differrential checked out (a bad different ... 2004 Ford Explorer
On my 1998 ford contour my windshield wipers wont work and a loud banging noise is happening even when they are off
It sounds as if the wiper linkage has come adrift, normally will require renewal of a link arm ... 1998 Ford Contour
Why would a 2001 ford windstar make a clicking noise when on also when it is off but power is on? And why would the van make a loud noise when started then get quieter while driving?
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I have a 2004 Ford Explorer 4x4 making a loud grinding noise almost like metal grinding and sometimes can hear a noise almost like its rubbing the tire coming from the rear of the SUV it's audible on the inside and the outside of the vehicle there's no fluid leak or Shutter when driving just a lot of very loud noise, it pulls at times when trying to make a U turn it jerked the wheel enough to startle me any idea of what this could be I know I need new pads and rotors could this be the issue?
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1997 HOnda CRV - 148,000 mi. when excelerating from 40 -7- mph, a loud "thump, thump, thumping" begins. When foot is taken off gas the noise stops. The car does not shake. Local mechanic did not know what was wrong (although he verified that something indeed WAS wrong). Axcels, wheels & engine mount were checked and looked good. Noise appears louder when going up a hill or incline and is not constant while driving 0-35 miles distances.
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Today a noise started coming from underneath the hood of my 1999 Ford Taurus that sounded like a very loud lawnmower. It seems to do this both while driving and while idle, although the noise is significantly quieter while idle. The car has approximately 130K on it. The last few days before the loud noise started, it seems to accelerate by itself while at stop lights or any other time the car is not moving. Any ideas what this could be and about the cost?
Hello, This could be an indication your A/C is low on Freon or your Power Steering pump is low on fluid. Both systems are made to increase the idle speed to make the system work better. What happens in the case of the A/C, is the A/C compressor pu ... Ford Taurus
I have an itermittant thumping noise as I drive. It seems to be coming from the drivers side and is noticeable at low speeds. As the tire turns it thumps in time with the speed I am driving. It is not the tires because I have had those checked and they are only a year old. My Ford is 4 wheel drive but that seems to be working OK although not used much. I have no idea what I am looking for. Can you help?
Dies it change as you turn the wheels? If yes then most likely wheel bearing or axle. If no than brakes or tires. ... 1996 Ford Explorer
I have a 1997 Ford Contour with an automatic transmission. When I accelerate both in reverse and forward there is rapid 'thump thump thump" noise. Just replaced the upper passenger side motor mount but noise continues. O/D light flashes on and off during this as well. Do I need to replace the transmission?
Your most likely, ready for a rebuilt of your trans ... 1997 Ford Contour
Hi I have a 2005 ford focus 2.0 automatic. I was reversing out of my drive no problems put the car into auto and the car jerked forward then made a loud clunking sound and wouldnt go. I can drive the car in reverse but it jerks badly into gear. If I put the car into neutral I get a very loud rattling noise from under the car along with loud grinding. Whats wrong?
Cannot be sure here without a on site inspection but i would hazard a guess and say the flex drive plate has broke around the crankshaft retaining bolts ,its a gearbox out job to repair ,the plate holds the torque converter in position to the engine ... Ford Focus
It makes a loud noise when i turn and shakes and thumps driving, when i push the gas it gets worse and makes awful noises the whole time i am driving.................i had the wheel baron replaced last week..i am scared to drive it it is worse now then it was.
Does it click click click when turning or pop pop pop either-or the rack and pinion steering may be bad.or just a u-joint on the steering rod ... 2000 Nissan Maxima
Siren noise My 2006 Ford Fusion has a loud siren noise coming from under the hood. The sound subsides when driving on the highway and is normally heard while driving at lower speeds and when applying brakes.
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2002 ford explorer 4 wheel drive. When driving forward above 4 to 5 miles per hour the transfer case area makes a loud grinding noise. Could this be the transfer case bad or just the shift motor. No noise in reverse.
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Have an 89 ford ranger 4wheel drive and while driving above 20 miles per hour loud grinding noice in the front end. Notice the sway bar or stabilizer bar is broken on one side. Would this cause the noise or possibly the wheel bearings going out. Noticed not as loud when turning right or going up hill.
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Today I test drove a 2003 Ford Thunderbird with 56k miles that I'm considering buying. While driving at low speeds I heard a rolling thumping noise coming from the rear of the car. Couldn't tell it it was the hard top moving or some thing to do with the wheels/axle. Looked through papers in glove box and found a receipt showing that previous owner had complained of the same. Receipt showed that it was fixed (about $1500, Ford paid all but 90 bucks), but as I said, I heard the noise today on my t
Hello! Yes, It is being caused by one of two items...First ...Was there an "E" illuminated on the dash?If so the computer needs to be reprogrammed to repair a torque converter trouble...There is a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) written for th ... 2003 Ford Thunderbird
Rear drive train seal had a slight leak. Ford dealer said it should be replaced, so I authorized it to be done they also replaced the 2 u joints on the tail section of the drive shaft. I drove the vehicle 22 kilometers when I lifted my foot off the accelerator I heard a loud grinding noise. I returned to the ford dealer. On inspection they found that the bearing on the pinion gear had moved allowing the pinion gear to flop around and make contact with the yolk part of the crown wheel. The deal
Yes its very much possible that they must have moved the bearing alignment.And this caused the problem.---------But if the bearings are already worn out,then as per dealers side he is right.If the bearings gets worn out then it can make the seal leak ... Ford Excursion
Right front is making a loud thumping noise when driving slower. It makes the sound with every tire rotation...doesn't effect how the car drives, but is very loud and annoying
Either broked break pad or disk or poss wheel bearing is loose to check later jack up front and try and push wheel in and out at top and bottom if it wobbles badly bearing has colapsed ... 1997 Dodge Intrepid
I drive a 97 ford exploer my c v joint on the front driver side has been makeing load clicking noise then early today i haerd a loud noise when i parked the rubber boot was snaped and the other part seems like it stiil work is my car still driveibly or do i need to fix right way before driveing it??????
I have same problem ... 1997 Ford Explorer AWD
My 04 ford explorer is making a loud humming noise when driving. The noise is coming from front and gets louder the faster you drive.
Wheel bearings are worn out on the front, i had the same problem in my 2004 ford explorer just recently. ... 2004 Ford Explorer
02 old bravada making a loud thumping noise and what sounds like grinding whenever I drive. The grinding sounds like its coming from the front drivers side and the thumping sounds like its from under the car... Any suggestions on what it could be.... Replaces the break pads, and rotors. Removed the front driving shaft ( awd doesn't work). Someone suggested it was the CV joints, but I'm not sure.
Sound's to me like it might be a lower ball joint and a hub assembly on that side of the vehicle or a lower control arm bushing is bad.. ... 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada
1996 ford contour loud humming noise and vibration from front wheels
You have a defective wheel bearing most likely, the noise sounds correct for that problem. have a shop drive it before you replace anything to confirm my guess. ... 1995 Ford Contour
2000 Ford Mustang GT has very loud cabin noise while driving, but not while idling or revving the engine at idle.
At that mileage your wheel bearings probably need changing, especially if you haven't been lubricating them whenever you did a brake job! Usually the front wheel bearings, the ones taking the weight from the engine and turning weight transfer to the ... Cars & Trucks