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Scratching noise back end of Stratus.

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Nov 20, 2008, 2:43 PM

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Hello all, I have a 2004 Dodge Stratus and recently it has been making a kind've scratchy noise when I come out of a dip in the road, almost like the body or something in the back is coming down on the lower area of the car. I had my sister ride with me the other night and she heard it as well. For some reason, it doesn't do it when I go over sewer tops or pot holes really, just dips in the road for the back to bounce up. I had the struts and shocks replaced because the car place said that was the problem, but it is still doing it, any ideas?

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Nov 20, 2008, 4:29 PM

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Exhaust system parts hitting anything? Wiggle around with the tailpipe and see if you can recreate the noise,

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Nov 28, 2008, 1:52 PM

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Scratching noise in the back? Is Kitty missing?
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