Clunking sound when car is rolling

25

Asked by Oct 10, 2014 at 06:38 PM about the 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

hi i have a chevelle that makes a clunking sound when i drive it as soon as i go faster then
15mph i put the car in neutral and turned off the engine and it still clunked til it slowed
down.... any ideas?

5 Answers

8,015

drive shaft

Best Answer Mark helpful
16,595

Wheel bearings? Rear end (not likely) or as Jason said, drive shaft bearings. Not an expensive fix. Just knowledge to change out the drive shaft bearings. If there are grease fittings on the bearings, try to grease it first and see if that helps in reducing the clunk. If it does, than it is the bearings and they need to be replaced before your drive shaft falls off. Does it stop when you accelerate or get more pronounced?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
25

it gets worse as i accelerate

25

i read on other forums it could be the tranny mount i crawled under the car and didn't see much visually wrong with it then again not entirely sure what im looking for

16,595

It sounds like a drive shaft bearing. A tranny mount will cause vibrations. You have to use a long pry bar to pry the transmission where the mounts are and see if the transmission moves.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Chevelle

Looking for a Used Chevelle in your area?

CarGurus has 378 nationwide Chevelle listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Chevelle Experts

  • #1
    Squatt
    Reputation
    700
  • #2
    LouB
    Reputation
    280
  • #3
    18TandSVT
    Reputation
    250
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
455 Great Deals out of 31,822 listings starting at $1,450
Used Chevrolet Corvette
174 Great Deals out of 17,468 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford Mustang
603 Great Deals out of 39,738 listings starting at $1,988
Used Chevrolet Impala
578 Great Deals out of 34,544 listings starting at $900
Used Dodge Charger
441 Great Deals out of 33,929 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Nova
165 listings
Used Pontiac GTO
4 Great Deals out of 457 listings starting at $4,995
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,037 Great Deals out of 62,796 listings starting at $880
Used Chevrolet Bel Air
244 listings starting at $72,995
Used Pontiac Firebird
8 Great Deals out of 764 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Caprice
150 listings starting at $9,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.