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EDIT: Ooops, sorry I posted in wrong forum. moderator, can you move it to problems and troubleshooting? Thanks

I have a 2000 insight with around 188k miles on it that's recently developed some noise whenever I go over rough terrain or those parking lot speed bumps. The noise sounds like metal flexing or popping and it's mostly coming from near the front passenger side suspension system. Happens both during cold and hot weather. It also seems to come from around the doors. Is this a possible sign of metal fatigue or maybe just some loose bolts? Anyone else having the same problem?

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David
 

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Thanks Art. That does sound like what it is based on the other thread. Not sure I know the 3 bolts I need to remove though since all the image links are broken. I'll try the lube and report back!
 

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OK I tried the silicon spray and the buckling, popping noise is still there. I'm going to try stuffing silicone grease up the grommet like Art suggested. Hopefully it'll fix the issue.

In case others are having trouble (as I did) trying to figure out which part to remove, I think these are the bolts. Someone can probably confirm. You can see from the photo the silicone spray dripping a bit from where I sprayed the rubber grommet.




I decided to try stuffing silicone grease up into the grommet with my finger first. That solved the problem without my removing the three bolts.
 
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