2004 Honda Pilot Q&A
2004 Honda Pilot Question: knocking sound in the front drivers side
It's difficult to diagnose noises without actually driving the car. I don't see any real issues with Pilots making knocking noises from the front end area. If it happens consistently I would recommend a road test with a technician to try to get it diagnosed. - rdude135
Did you ever figure out what the issue was? I have an '04 Pilto and im hearing a clikcing noise coming from teh front driver/passenger side. At first it wasnt very loud of often and now its gettign loudaer and more frequent. At first i though it could be a broken CV boot etc... but after more research one of my buddies(Honda parts guy) says it could be transfer case needing a flush. Can thuis be it? If so, where teh hell is this notorious transfer case? I seen something in the inner left wheel well that looks like it can be flushed, it has a drain and fill plug with 10mm nuts, but im not touching it untill i know for sure. What type of fluid should i use? 80-90 or simply Honda VTM fluid? - chato76
If you experience the noise while taking full turn,your car may have problem with drive shaft.for front transfer case you can use 80 w 90 oil. Thanks Hari - grandmaster
Wheel bearing - Visitor
After a year and a half and 15000 miles it still sounds the same and it never happens when a tech test drives it. - Visitor
A knock or clunk type noise may be noted from the front suspension over bumps. This is can caused by worm stabilizer (sway) bar links. Replacing both stabilizer bar links will commonly repair this ...