Knocking Noise Over Bumps Due to Worn Sway Bar Links on Volvo V70

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Front and/or rear sway bar end links may wear out prematurely, causing a knocking noise from the front or rear of the vehicle when driving on bumpy roads. Our technicians recommend inspecting the links at each service, they should be replaced if any looseness is found.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 80,875 (42,500–121,000)
13 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
18 people reported this problem
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clunking on bumps and corners
Knocking/clunking sound on bumpy roads.
Purchased vehicle as a Volvo selekt car from a Main Dealer in UK. Experienced several problems and had to Google the problem before they believed me something was wrong. All work done under warranty, but the hassle to get them to listen.
1) Oil level too high warning - Dealer over filled oil at service
2) Front longitude bushes worn NHTSA: Action Number: 10047942 Service Bulletin Number: 342185
3) Water drainage in bulk head NHTSA: Action Number: 10044280 Service Bulletin Number: 334148(they broke the LH trim and cracked my windscreen in the process)
4) Severe brake judder on hard braking - Discs replaced