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Help with rattle in my rear please


I have a 2001 Jetta 2.0. I have a rattle in the right rear of my car when driving over small bumps, I only notice it when I am not on the highway. I have replaced my shocks, coil springs and my axle support bushings but the rattle is still there. What else could it be?

I am stumped, please help me.

Much appreciated for your time.

Edit: another topic, didnt want to post 2 threads. I dont have a lot of power, when I hit the gas and my rpm starts going over 3800rpm I lose my acceleration power, what could that be?
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Sounds like clutch slipping. 2.0s are extremely slow anyways. Also, be sure you are tightening the square bracket that the bottom of the rear strut bolts into. A lot of times the box is too big for the bottom of the strut and doesn't squeeze it tight enough, resulting in a clunking. So really tighten it a good amount.

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