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Old 04-22-2011, 04:51 PM
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Default popping/clunking in front

So yesterday, I replaced my sway bar bushings and links. Now I'm getting a loud clunking noise from the front passanger side. I've had a faint clunking from there before, but its been amplified since replacing the links. So my question is, could it be a defective link, or could the fact that its all tight up there now be amplifying the clunking from another source. I have just recently replaced wheels bearings, lower ball joints, shocks, and sway bar links and bushings (not all because of hopes to cure clunking). And if it is something else, what else could it be, and how would i check them. control arm bushings, upper ball joints, tie rods(still tight), are only other things i can think of, but dont know how to check them. Any help would be much appreciated.

oh, and i forgot to mention, if laying under my truck and i push up on it, if i grab the sway bar link, i can feel the popping through it. but again, dont know if its the link itself thats bad, or if its just the problem vibrating through it.

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Not sure where to point but look at the linkages and verify you have everything tight. And yes the new parts will amplify the issue cause they are all stiffer than the old stuff you replaced.
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Can you disconnect/remove the suspect link and do a test drive?
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