Knocking Noise From Rear of Vehicle on Honda Accord

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 98,230 (28,000–156,000)
7 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005
23 people reported this problem
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Knocking noise...noticied the drivers side was broken...I bought the replacement from honda and installed myself...easy fix.
Definitely heard the 'Ka-chunk' whenever leaving my driveway. It is a known defect, the dealer fixed this issue!
$160 to replace both sides since it comes in a kit of 2.
Sounds like a knocking noise when even I hit a bump or pull up in driveway
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...
Bought vehicle used and inspected at dealer. Replaced links.
Knocking at the rear. Still going on.
Had them replaced in April 2011. Now they're knocking again.
Had this replaced
rear sway bar went bad, identified by knocking sound when reversing, replaced sway bar/bars
Broken left rear sway bar link. 114,000 miles and now the left front one has broken.