A loud popping noise always happens when turning far right. Had motor mounts replaced which mechanic said was the problem, but it still makes the sound.
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1997 Ford Taurus Question: What is the popping noise coming from... happens when turning (rt or lft)
Answer #1csubak30 January 11, 2013, 12:45Master
Being a ford Taurus.....I would check your stabilizer links. They have metal ball ends protruding into hard plastic cups. The cups wear out and they bounce in and out making this noise. Have checked and if faulty, replace both sides of front. Good idea to do this in a pair instead of one side.
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (13991 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper January 11, 2013, 12:47Master
poss bad ball joints get them ck'd by a mech
Replyauntsnitzi, January 11, 2013, 16:06Rookie
Replaced front ball joints two years ago. Are these the same as the stabilizer links?
Replycsubak30, January 11, 2013, 16:17Master
No. the stabilizer links are different. Also called sway bar links http://www.autozone.com/autozone/accessories/Energy-Suspension-2-3-8-in-L-red-sway-bar-end-link-kit/_/N-25we?itemIdentifier=353712_0_0_
Replyauntsnitzi, January 11, 2013, 16:23Rookie
OK. I will have those looked at. Thank you very much...