Recently my SUV has started making a loud clunking or banging sound in the rear end when the vehicle shifts. The transmission does not slip when going through the shift points but the banging noise is very concerning. The SUV has 107 thousand miles on it.
Loud banging noise coming from rear end when transmission shifts on 2005 Kia Sorento
by Visitor in Brownsburg, IN on February 18, 2011
ANSWER by Visitor on February 21, 2011
I am not a mechanic...however, recently had a similar problem, and it was the u-joint. good luck