Can you Help me figure out what this noise is

Asked by Jul 31, 2016 at 03:51 PM about the 2003 Dodge Intrepid SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi I have a 2003 Dodge Intrepid.
Since I have had the car about 2
years now it sounded like my muffler
was not secure. I havent taken it in
yet, but i wanted to try and figure out
what the problem could be and
maybe save a lil miney on labor. one
day I noticed when I drive straight I
feel a tapping on the floor ( front
driver side area)and it sounds like a
repetitive clunking sound. Kind of like
when you were a kid you would put a
card into the spokes of your bike but
the noise is much louder and of
course it doesn't sound like a card
but it's repetitive like that. I have
noticed when driving at high speeds
it's not as noticeable, It will stop if I
push the brake halfway in but as
soon as I let off the brake it starts up
again it's getting louder by the day
and it feel like my whole wheel is
going to fall off or itll end up causing
an accident. I have kids so im extra
nervouse please can you guys help
me figure this out so I know where to
start.
Thank you...

1 Answer

46,415

I would first check to see if the lug nuts are tight and inspect the front brakes. Pushing the brake should not change the sound of an exhaust leak.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Dodge Intrepid Questions

Dodge Intrepid Experts

#1 Michael Kane
Michael Kane
Reputation 1,210
#2 COMETGUY61
COMETGUY61
Reputation 460
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 350
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
813 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Chevrolet Impala
521 Great Deals out of 31,726 listings starting at $1,450
Used Dodge Stratus
884 listings starting at $1,600
Used Toyota Camry
999 Great Deals out of 90,916 listings starting at $650
Used Dodge Durango
273 Great Deals out of 22,704 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Altima
1,027 Great Deals out of 81,562 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chrysler 300M
227 listings
Used Ford Mustang
472 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chrysler Concorde
224 listings starting at $2,500
Used Ford Focus
539 Great Deals out of 57,171 listings starting at $1,095
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,026 Great Deals out of 74,887 listings starting at $750
Used Chevrolet Camaro
226 Great Deals out of 30,943 listings starting at $1,217

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.