Step by step guide on how to identify general automotive suspension and drivetrain
popping noises, this information pertains to most vehicles.
Difficulty Scale: 5 of 10
Begin with the vehicle on level ground, engine off (cold) in park with the emergency
Step 1 - A strut or shock is designed to dampen
unwanted vehicle motion, if these components wear they will become loose or leak
which can create popping, banging and rattling noises. -