Knocking Noise From Rear of Vehicle on Honda Accord

One or both of the rear sway bar end links may break resulting in a knocking noise from the rear of the vehicle.

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Average mileage: 95,166 (28,000–156,000)
7 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005
19 people reported this problem
10 people shared problem details
2000 Honda Accord93,000
Bought vehicle used and inspected at dealer. Replaced links.
2003 Honda Accord100,000
Knocking noise...noticied the drivers side was broken...I bought the replacement from honda and installed myself...easy fix.
2001 Honda Accord134,000
$160 to replace both sides since it comes in a kit of 2.
2000 Honda Accord126,000
Knocking at the rear. Still going on.
2000 Honda Accord114,000
Had them replaced in April 2011. Now they're knocking again.
1999 Honda Accord130,000
Had this replaced
1999 Honda Accord95,000
rear sway bar went bad, identified by knocking sound when reversing, replaced sway bar/bars
2003 Honda Accord86,000
Broken left rear sway bar link. 114,000 miles and now the left front one has broken.
my sway bar had to be replaced.. my mechanic did not tell me this was common for Honda's... I'm thinking my 1988 Honda was a better car than my 2001...
2005 Honda Accord30,000
Definitely heard the 'Ka-chunk' whenever leaving my driveway. It is a known defect, the dealer fixed this issue!
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