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Ok, I know I've only had my truck for 2 weeks but I wanted to know if anyone else has this sound. When I do a sharp turn into a driveway and go up over the curb, I hear this clanking sound like the suspension is tweaking. It definately doesn't sound like a normal noise and before I take this beast out 4-wheeling I want to get some advice from those of you with '06 SLT's. Am I being paranoid or is this a real issue I may have? Any help is appreciated.
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Sounds like its hitting the bump stop. Heard this once before in my 2003 Regular Cab, of course it was as close to airborne as you can get without actually leaving the ground.
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So is that a normal thing and I shouldn't be alarmed or should I have my dealership take a look at it when I take it in for its detail/recall visit this Friday?
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Definitely mention it, but don't be surprised if they tell you it is normal.
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My 2006 QC 4x2 did the same. I had to replace the "rotulas" (i don΄t know how to say that in english) which are the pieces that joints the upper arms with the brake calipers.
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