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Knocking noises when driving over potholes Inspection


Vehicle's suspension system is made up of many components designed to adjust as ride over rough terrain to ensure a comfortable ride. When these components start to fail, they may make clicking or knocking noises to alert you that something is wrong. However, usually when suspension components such as tie rod ends and ball joints fail, they make a pounding noise all the time, and not just from the banging. The fact that the noise only seems to occur when driving over a pothole may be a sign of a different problem.


What are the Common reasons for suspension noises?

Following are the reason's for suspension system to make noises when going over a bump or pothole:

What happen in this inspection?

A qualified mobile mechanic will come to your home or office to determine the reason for the knocking noise when driving over potholes. The mechanic will then provide a detailed inspection report outlining the reason for the noise and the cost of repairs to be made.

How important is this inspection?

A vehicle hitting a pothole can indicate a problem with the suspension system. The suspension system not only provides a comfortable ride, but also plays a vital role in the safety of the vehicle, especially when cornering and braking. If you notice a noise passing over potholes, you should find a mechanic and have it inspected to make sure the suspension is working properly.