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Chrysler Concorde Worn Sway Bar Bushings/End Links May Cause Noise in Front Suspension

 
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Model Years Affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Average Mileage: 148,506 mi (65,000 mi - 230,000 mi)

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Worn sway bar bushings or sway bar end links may cause a rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension during low-speed driving. Though not always the root cause, front struts are often replaced for this condition.

  • makes a loud clunking noise when making a right turn

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  • Visitor, , 98,000 mi

    Single occasional thumpish clunk from front end particularly on slow turns in parking lots, driveways, from stops in intersections, etc. Never during any kind of steady straight-line driving or gradual curves.

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  • Visitor, , 100,000 mi

    Clunking noise when hit a bump had struts replaced cost me $300 to find out that wasn't the problem

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  • Visitor, , 224,000 mi

    Front end makes clunking noise when riding over bumps in road.
    Replaced Sub-Frame bushings and still have noise. Looking at
    sway bar next than struts

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  •  Enthusiast

    I've had the clunking problem for quite a while, I think its the strut bearing.. no time to check now.. I'll also check the sway bar bushings.. thanks

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  •  Rookie

    while I am riding down a street I have this awful noise coming from my front end and I have had several estimates on replacing the entire struts system and it is not inexpensive by a long shot

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  • Visitor, , 133,000 mi

    replace struts and sway bar

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  • Visitor, , 190,175 mi

    Have had these replaced about 4 years ago and the problem is back again.

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  • Visitor, , 65,000 mi

    clunking in front end occasionally became a dangerous situation when car became a little squirmy. Motor mounts and tie rod mounts replaced by dealer.

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  •  Rookie

    Upon noticing the noise in the front suspension, I went and bought the parts at Auto Zone and took it in to a repair shop and I had them put the parts in. The cost of parts at Auto Zone is much cheaper that what a repair shop would cost. Most repair shops will allow a customer to purchase their own parts. You would just pay for labor. It usually works out better for you and your budget.

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