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Hello Everyone,

I noticed while driving my wife Pilot 2019 EX-L that I hear a knocking sound that appears to come from the front axel when I step on the gas and let go of it, so the car drives idle. I'm not sure if this normal for a truck.


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Should not be any knocking sounds from the axle. Inspect or have CV axle inspected as well as some suspension parts that may be damaged or worn.
 

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Hello Everyone,

I noticed while driving my wife Pilot 2019 EX-L that I hear a knocking sound that appears to come from the front axel when I step on the gas and let go of it, so the car drives idle. I'm not sure if this normal for a truck.


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More information needed.

A single knock? In a straight line only? Or only when turning? A continuing knock????

Please fill in the details. Even if you have to go out and test drive it again!
 

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Hello Everyone,

I noticed while driving my wife Pilot 2019 EX-L that I hear a knocking sound that appears to come from the front axel when I step on the gas and let go of it, so the car drives idle. I'm not sure if this normal for a SUV


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Fixed it for you LOL
 
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do you have a lot of salt use in your area for winter? I had a knock that was bad when coasting and it ended up being a siezed U-Joint from rust on the drive shaft. It made the noise sound like it was coming from the front but ended up being the u-joint at the rear diff. Mine was knock-knock-knock-knock. Is yours constant as you coast? or just a let off the gas and a single knock, then on the gas let of, single knock? if so that sounds like a mount for the engine or a strut or sway bar etc.
 

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OK just as an observation. We went to the in-laws for easter 2.5 hr drive normally, trip down in FWD with LTX tires was fine. Mother nature decided to throw a snow storm at us on Sunday. Driving home in 4-6" of snow in FWD with the LTX was not fun. It took 4 hours with many a but pucker moment when the truck would break traction in the heavy wet snow and slide. Only time the VTM-4 light came on was to get up the drive I had to shut off VSA and spin the bejeesus out of the tires to make it up so it blinked a few times as it obviously couldn't work. Moral of the story. I am so glad I have the 4wd Pilot vs the FWD and I would never try and run it in winter without good winter tires! I'll be ordering the drive shaft later this month and installing before camping season.

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A bad U-joint in a 3rd gen. 🤔 I guess it's plausible.
 
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Choice of problems.

1: Loose wheel nuts
2: Last work done on car wasn't tightened properly
3: Change in torque as you go on or off power likely causing the noise and is caused by wear and tear.
 

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Choice of problems.

1: Loose wheel nuts
Definitely check the lug nuts. Was a similar problem over on the Accord forum not long ago.
Does it sound anything like this?
 
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