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Old 07-23-2007, 01:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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had this annoying clunking noise coming from the front of my car when i go over bumps. replaced the right sway bar link and the noise went away... only for about a week and now it is back. could the part be bad already or maybe something with the control arm ie ball joint or bushings? Help my car sounds like shit!!!!
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recheck the sway bar link and make sure you torqued it correctly. maybe it came loose. theres a lot of things on the front of your car that can make a noise so its not something easy to diagnose with a keyboard. Best best is to have a buddy help by moving the wheel or doing whatever is needed to duplicate it while you crawl under and try to narrow it down. good luck.
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yeah, that is exactly what i did. i took off the link and put it back and took a little more time this time. so far so good.
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