08 Challenger with a clunk!

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  1. jayfire

    jayfire New Member

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    My 08 has 58K miles, just had a 8K mile auto tranny installed. Everything was running/driving fine after install, then I let my brother take it on a date night. Big mistake!! Now I have this clunk sound after him having it for only a few hours. It only does it when I come to a stop and let off the brake pedal do I get the clunk. Kinda sounds like its coming from the rear. Pretty much happens everytime I let off the brake pedal and before I step on the gas. I can get on it good and no problems. Does it sound like something with the brakes themselves or driveshaft/rearend?? Doesn't do it over bumps or turning or anything else, just come to a complete stop and then let off the brake and clunk! Thanks
     
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    hum ..I had that sound before in a honda that the tranny had just been replaced , It was a bolt that held the tranny to the front frame it was missing so once the bolt got installed the clunk was gone it only did it when coming to a stop.
     
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    Check the driveshaft bolts. There was an issue with those backing out.
     
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    I will be putting it on the lift this weekend to check all those areas. Hopefully its obvious!
     
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    No luck finding anything loose under the car. I noticed it does it even when I'm at a slow roll. I can come to a speed bump and use my brakes to roll over it, then while I'm still slowly moving, take my foot off the brakes pedal and hear the slight clunk sound. New pads installed 2 months ago. Everything was fine up until last week. It doesn't do it every time, but is getting annoying. Any other thoughts?
     

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