1997 Dodge Neon My cars started making this sound when I m

  • 1997 DODGE NITRO

Noises problem
1997 Dodge Nitro 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 209868 miles

My cars started making this sound when I make left turns above thirty miles an hour in the back passenger side like someone's knocking on my fender. I've had it lowered an inch and a half and I have the trunk mounted strut bar. I thought it might be the bearings but I wasn't sure.

Also. I haven't driven it in about a week and my brother apparently drove it next door and some how or another about a cups worth of what he thinks is kerosene or gas was added. I don't care if it's gas. But I don't know how kerosene will effect my car with my having had it so long with so many miles on it.

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have the same problem?
Friday, February 19th, 2010 AT 7:25 PM

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It does sound like a wheel bearing. Have you checked for excessive play? Also, if he put kerosene in it, chances are it will stop running when it makes its way to the engine.

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Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 AT 9:03 PM

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