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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-07-2015, 05:19 PM Thread Starter
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Rattling Sound Under Front End/driver Side

For a few months, I have been hearing a rattling sound under the front end of the car. Only when I go over potholes and bumps do I hear the rattling. When I release the brake, I hear and feel a clunk from the pedal it feels like. What could be causing the sound and is it something I need to fix asap?
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Ditto on the CAB mine have gone out multiple times. Seems like the drive side wears out faster for some reason. I just ordered a new set of aftermarket FE5 arms with bushings and ball joints installed. Advance has them for like $132 each but then you can use promocode WD518 to take $50 off making them $82 + tax. If you want to go the cheaper route you can just order moog CAB for about $15 each and rent the press tool from the auto parts store. I just went with the FE5 loaded arms because I plan to eventually upgrade to powell CAB which require the FE5 arms

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On my 2008 in my case it was the lower door hinge on driver's side. Learnt this the hard way after changing every possible suspension part.

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I am so glad I read that, thank you for sharing, I will be checking that first.
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Endlinks are a common thing to fail on these cars. Luckily they're cheap and easy to replace.

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Very good possibility is the steering intermediate shaft.
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