Sound When Driving Over Bumps May be Struts/Bearing Plates on Toyota Tercel

If the vehicle develops an annoying, clunking sound when driving over bumps it is usually the struts and strut bearing plates. These may need replacing at 100,000-125,000 miles or sooner. If the noise is a more of a squeak or groan, it can be usually be eliminated by spraying a light lubricant on the suspension bushings 1-2 times per year. 

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6 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995
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