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      07-13-2013, 09:18 AM   #1
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Clunking noise - rear pass side

So I installed KW V1s a few month back and all has been great. A weeks ago tho, I started noticing a moderate clunking noise when driving around town and hitting small bumps in the road. Sounds like the rear pass side.
Could it be a blown shock?
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      07-13-2013, 08:14 PM   #2
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So I installed KW V1s a few month back and all has been great. A weeks ago tho, I started noticing a moderate clunking noise when driving around town and hitting small bumps in the road. Sounds like the rear pass side.
Could it be a blown shock?
Did you buy them new or used?
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So I installed KW V1s a few month back and all has been great. A weeks ago tho, I started noticing a moderate clunking noise when driving around town and hitting small bumps in the road. Sounds like the rear pass side.
Could it be a blown shock?

I'm sure you've done this already.....check shock mounts? Especially rear upper?
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A clunk is more likely the mount than the shock itself, but double check it is completely tightened down and all other bushings are in good shape
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Checked the mounts. All tight!
I'm not positive it's the shock cause it only seems to clunk around town when riding slower
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