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: 90,923 (28,000–156,000)
7 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005
20 people reported this problem
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2003 Honda Accord 100,000 mi,
Knocking noise...noticied the drivers side was broken...I bought the replacement from honda and installed myself...easy fix.
2000 Honda Accord 93,000 mi,
Bought vehicle used and inspected at dealer. Replaced links.
2001 Honda Accord 134,000 mi,
$160 to replace both sides since it comes in a kit of 2.
2005 Honda Accord 30,000 mi,
Definitely heard the 'Ka-chunk' whenever leaving my driveway. It is a known defect, the dealer fixed this issue!
2002 Honda Accord 40,000 mi,
I have had this problem a few times with my Honda Civic. I don't even know if I had 40,000 mi on my car the first time. I have had the sway bars replaced 3 x's. Very frustrating !
2000 Honda Accord 126,000 mi,
Knocking at the rear. Still going on.
2000 Honda Accord 114,000 mi,
Had them replaced in April 2011. Now they're knocking again.
1999 Honda Accord 130,000 mi,
Had this replaced
1999 Honda Accord 95,000 mi,
rear sway bar went bad, identified by knocking sound when reversing, replaced sway bar/bars
2003 Honda Accord 86,000 mi,
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...