Knocking Noise Driving Over Bumps Due to Worn Sway Bar Link Rods on Volvo 850

A knocking noise over bumps from the front end can be caused by a worn out sway bar link rod. Replacement of the rod will be necessary to fix this issue.

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Average mileage: 99,000 (78,000–120,000)
5 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997
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problem details
1997 Volvo 850 78,000 mi,
Loud thump when going over a bump. Auto repair says they can't find the problem and it is totally safe to drive. While having a paint job done I was told the struts were bad.Have not had it fixed yet. Will check with my auto repair shop to get second oppinion.