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.
Car Problem Reports
Dodge Intrepid Worn Sway Bar Bushings/End Links May Cause Noise in Front Suspension
Dodge Intrepid Problem
Average Mileage: 147,361 mi (36,700 mi - 280,000 mi)
Visitor, 1997 Dodge Intrepid, 216,000 mi
Sway bar bushings are old. Rattling/knocking sound coming from front suspension.
Visitor, 2002 Dodge Intrepid, 120,000 mi
Front sway bars. little bolt on front with rubber surround coming loose, making noise when I drive. Replaced and fixed for $2.50 ....FRIEND quoted me at $150.00
Visitor, 2004 Dodge Intrepid, 90,000 mi
Besides being a pile of garbage its a pile of shxx junk motor 2.7 front end sound like its going to fall out interior tie rods and outer struts and the list goes on and on typical dodge pay the factory workers and designers more no wonder why people in us buy foreign cars no where near the problems
replaced with aftermarket greasable
Visitor, 2002 Dodge Intrepid, 105,000 mi
replaced struts with assembly kit and car is still makeing a noise like the bottoms falling out when i hit a small bump. have been told it was the Tie rods but its not and that it could be bushings in the steering but after reading all of this I think its the sway bushing.
Visitor, 1999 Dodge Intrepid, 180,000 mi
Worn sway bar, strut rod busings and rack and pinion
Visitor, 2003 Dodge Intrepid, 70,000 mi
Clunking noise particularly when I back up and turn the wheel
Visitor, 2001 Dodge Intrepid, 36,700 mi
front suspension clunking all the time, most noticable 10 to 40 mph and when backing
knocking noise when making either left/right turn