2001 Outback with occasional loud metallic bang under rear

Asked by May 09, 2014 at 04:37 PM about the 2001 Subaru Outback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This sounds like something striking the car. Always the same sound, doesn't matter
speed- not in turning- Have heard maybe 8-10 times over month .  Dealer examined
could not find anything wrong, drove but did'nt hear.  
Want to take a long trip with car soon.

Any ideas?

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IF the noise happens when you hit a bump it may be your shocks

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