Clunk and/or Rattle Due to Worn Inner Tire Rod Ends on Mercury Cougar

While steering, if you hear a clunk or a rattle, or if you experience premature tire wear, this could indicate the inner tie rod ends are loose or worn and will require replacement.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 125,879 (95,000–156,759)
5 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, more2000
7 people reported this problem
The nation’s largest network of independent repair shops certified for expert training, quality work and fair pricing
problem details
2000 Mercury Cougar 156,759 mi,
Popping when turning steering wheel
everytime I go over a bump it clunks and rattles...I see in my wheel well for the front that all the rubber pieces are worn out and shot...need to fiX ?