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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 05-13-2010, 12:17 PM Thread Starter
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Clunking in Front End.

When my front sway bar links were off the car the clunking was gone, but now there back installed the clunking is back. The strut mounts were just replaced.

Car has 120,000 Kilometers on it.

So what is causing the clunking?

A) Control Arm bushings?

B) Struts?

C) The intermediate steering shaft?

D) Ball joints? ( Doesn't click around corners.)

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The most common thing on are cars is the control arm bushing.

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Control arm bushings is more of a sloppy feel and a squeaking noise, at least thats what mine did before they failed.


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could very well be the ball joint and our hubs do weird stuff sometimes. could also be a worn upper strut mount.

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could very well be the ball joint and our hubs do weird stuff sometimes. could also be a worn upper strut mount.
Brand new upper strut mounts.
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Wait.. so you drove around with your endlinks off and the clunking stopped? Then I would assume your endlink/endlink bushings are bad...

Edit: Nvm, I just saw your other post and I'm assuming you put new endlinks on.

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oh i didnt read that part about the sway bar. yeah i had that problem it's a control arm bushing, ball joint or bad clunky struts. mine was a control arm bushing.

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i have clunking from my front end to, but for me its my struts are leaking and need replaced. :/
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youd be surprised how much noise a bad intermediate steering shaft will make. weird unexpected clunks.

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