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I have a thomping, pinging noise when I drive. It stops when I do. What is it?

(2002 Chevrolet Tahoe)
in Cleveland, OH on August 06, 2012
This does not happen in reverse. on the inside it sounds like a bumping noise.
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on August 09, 2012
What conditions cause the noise? anytime it's in drive and rolling forward? Only at certain speeds? under light/hard accelleration? Does the thumping speed increase with wheel speed,engine speed , or change at all with gear changes? Turning have any effect on the severity of it?Any other things you can think of that cause the sound to change? Let us know , maybe we can be of more assistance.
on August 09, 2012
You will need to have it inspected. There are over 40,000 moving parts on the average vehicle.
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