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 Post Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 3:59 pm 
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i have a constant clunk in my front end when turning the wheel it feels like it in the left front. every thing appears to be tight cant find any suspension part loose

driving me nuts.

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 Post subject: Re: clunk
 Post Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 4:38 pm 
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worn or broken sway bar link maybe?


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 Post Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2009 5:26 pm 
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axle shaft ujoint?

mac 'lots of stuff to wear out or break in the front end' gyvr

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 Post subject: Re: clunk
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Had the same issue a while back on an MJ. Looked it over myself several times and took it to the shop and still found nothing. Finally found the problem by having someone else move the steering wheel back and forth while I layed under the truck. (do you trust her) The important difference here is that this time the weight of the truck was still on the wheels, whereas, before the truck was up on a jack or lift. By doing this, I found that the links on the track bar were loose.

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 Post subject: Re: clunk
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mines been doin the same thing for about 2 weeks. Have to look there too.

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 Post subject: Re: clunk
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Control arm bushings?

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 Post subject: Re: clunk
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axle shaft ujoint?

mac 'lots of stuff to wear out or break in the front end' gyvr


Here's another vote for the axle shaft ujoint (could be the relay too..). :)

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 Post subject: Re: clunk
 Post Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 3:30 pm 
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well found 2 things first on the rear my upper control arm left side bolts had backed out checked the rest were tight it was not as bad way less sqirrley clunk was still there so i took my sway bar links off clunk is better just a little going to check my LF hub i just replaced it but could be a junk one. :?

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nobarriers an I got to lookin at mine today. NO noise up on the rack. but we put it down an the bolt on the lower end of the track bar was loose. Seems to have worked. you might check there too....

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 Post subject: Re: clunk
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finally after all this time i found the last of the clunk. i have a shock bushing that is missing a chunk. did not even occur to me to look at those

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