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2000 Ford Ranger Question: clunking noise in front end when going over bumps

 

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jjjfish1, 3.0L V6, Lexington, KY, January 04, 2010, 12:46
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Clunking noise, but no thumping or growling. Heard most often when going over a bump or leaving/entering a driveway. not more noticable when turning. Have replaced sway bar links and shocks, but clunking noise still happening. thanks

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    Valleyautotech January 04, 2010, 13:17
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    Could be the control arm bushings or ball joint is bad, need to have a tech check these

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    jjjfish1, January 24, 2010, 08:20
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    Ding ding ding, we have a winner... Upper ball joint, left side. 74 dollar part, caused lots of worry. thanks!

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