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Clonking. Engine mounts?

My 147 JTDm makes a clonking sound everytime I pull away or change gear unless i let out the clutch very gingerly. This happens going fowards or in reverse. The car also shudders slightly on pullaway but this is very intermittent.

The car had a new clutch and flywheel at about 105 000km and is now on 151 000km. The clutch doesn't slip and I never ride the clutch at the lights etc.
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Clonking can be various things.
But engine mounts are a good start. Also check wishbones and droplinks as well as the top and bottom mounts.

Usually you get too much flex from drive to overrun you can get a bit of clonking or flex.

When ones goes it put's the others under more stress.
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