Knocking Noise From the Front Suspension on Volvo C30

A knocking noise may be noted from the front suspension, commonly caused by damaged lower control arm bushings. Our technicians tell us the bushings or control arm should be replaced as necessary to correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 35,155 (19,400–60,000)
4 model years affected: 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013 more
6 people reported this problem
3 people shared problem details
2013 Volvo C3019,400
Similar clunking noise when turning hard left, turns out it was the strut. The dealer is replacing the entire package, strut, strut mount, spring and damper.
2012 Volvo C3022,000
same think started knocking today lower bushes gone
2009 Volvo C3060,000
Experiencing an intermittent thrumming / knocking noise. It occurs after driving 20 minutes or more and seems to only occur when steering to the left. Problem is currently undiagnosed.
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