What would cause my 97 legacy l wagon automatic to make a thunking noise when i make a sharp turn at low soeed?

Asked by Aug 03, 2017 at 01:56 PM about the 1997 Subaru Legacy 4 Dr L AWD Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers


Worn suspension or motor mounts are my guess.


Yeah...probably a really loose bj or cv joint, Rarely do any separate, but clunking should be checked out soon. Could even be the rear universal joint...lots of possibilities in a 20 yr old!

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