Honda CR-V Rattle
If you have a Honda CRV rattle on an Element or CR-V, and the noise is coming from the rear of the vehicle near the rear differential, chances are you’re looking at a worn Rear Differential Dynamic Damper. This component isolates vibration from the rear differential and prevents it from transferring to the body.
The Honda CRV Rattle noise happens when the rubber bushing wears out and the two parts contact each other making a metal-to-metal rattle.
Fix for noise
Replace the Rear Differential Dynamic Damper
Buy a replacement rear differential dynamic damper from Honda (part# 50716-S9A-000 $117.42 or Dormanproducts.com (part # 924-441 $50 from Amazon). Here’s where it is on the vehicle:
How to replace the rear dampener
Remove the bolt from the damper. Swap in the new part
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