Clunking under car

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My Name: Nezer007

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2004 (04)
Engine Size: 1.4
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 96000
Trim Level: Touch
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)

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Thu Apr 30, 2015 6:02 pm
Just bought C3 SX with 96,000 on clock. Had 12mth MOT and after day 1 it was back in garage needing fan belt and Coil Pack. Now car clunking underneath when pulling off and especially on hills. Had Major Service at Halfords today who heard the noise but don't know reason. Say it's nothing mechanical. The £235 service found no issues other than the noise. It is quite loud.... Any advice would be very appreciated..
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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2003 (53)
Engine Size: 1.4 (8v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 120000
Trim Level: Rhythm
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)

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i assume with the service all the engine mounts been checked also has the exhaust been checked that the rubbers arnt perished. also get the anti roll bar bushes checked also i bit of an idea where the noise is coming from i.e left side wheel, right side wheel, under feet etc.
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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2004 (04)
Engine Size: 1.4
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 96000
Trim Level: Touch
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)

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Yes. halfords said they checked all them. Today the engine light has come on... I presume this will show a fault code? I was thinking of taking it back to Halfords and asking them to check what shows up. My daughter is so upset with her 1st car and only passed 2 weeks ago.
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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2003 (03)
Engine Size: 1.4 i
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 79984
Trim Level: VTR+
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
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Nezer007 wrote:Today the engine light has come on... I presume this will show a fault code?
Yes, you will get codes if the MIL is illuminated. You can also get codes even if the MIL is not on. Easy to read your self (cheap too), try a MS309 Code Scanner on it, very cheap to buy. Available on ebay, HERE for not much money. It won't help with the Clunking though :cry:
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