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Old 12-11-2007, 04:49 PM
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Angry Front End Clunk

Hey guys whats going on? So heres my question, keep in mind i havent had much time to look for this problem but was looking to get some suggestions before i start trying to tackle it this weekend. So, When my truck is at a stand still and i turn the wheel, i get a cluck at the same point in my wheel turning every time, however when driving it only happens every so often, and usually only when hitting a bump whether going straight or turning. When on the highway the steering wheel jumps around a bit more when i hit smaller bumps so i was thinking maybe the track bar? any in put would be great.

Also, i know the super duty's are notorious for loud Power Steering Pumps and mines loud but i check the fluid often to make sure its good to go, however when on the freeway the other day i was going about 65, and accelerated and it sounded like a low tone moaning which would increase with throttle increase and stop when i let off. I have to check the levels again but i wasn't sure if you fellas had any idea of what this might be as well, it sound like its motor related but i suppose could be front end or drive train as well.

Im going to take some time to look for the Cause of these things this weekend but was curious to see if you may have some preliminary input seeing as i have to drive home from school this thursday, Rhode Island to Mass...sorry for the long post, happy holidays and thanks in advance guys

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sounds like maybe tie rod bushings or ball joints.... Ive got the same thing now too
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my 99 clunks at stopped turns or in parking lot turns. the eyelet bushing on the passenger side of the track link is worn out. i am able to move it about 3/16 of an inch.

good luck
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sounds like maybe tie rod bushings or ball joints.... Ive got the same thing now too
I agree. Lift one wheel up on the front end and grab the tire down low and up high and see if you can move it. If so, ball joint.
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thanks for the input guys
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Hey guys whats going on? So heres my question, keep in mind i havent had much time to look for this problem but was looking to get some suggestions before i start trying to tackle it this weekend. So, When my truck is at a stand still and i turn the wheel, i get a cluck at the same point in my wheel turning every time, however when driving it only happens every so often, and usually only when hitting a bump whether going straight or turning. When on the highway the steering wheel jumps around a bit more when i hit smaller bumps so i was thinking maybe the track bar? any in put would be great.

Also, i know the super duty's are notorious for loud Power Steering Pumps and mines loud but i check the fluid often to make sure its good to go, however when on the freeway the other day i was going about 65, and accelerated and it sounded like a low tone moaning which would increase with throttle increase and stop when i let off. I have to check the levels again but i wasn't sure if you fellas had any idea of what this might be as well, it sound like its motor related but i suppose could be front end or drive train as well.

Im going to take some time to look for the Cause of these things this weekend but was curious to see if you may have some preliminary input seeing as i have to drive home from school this thursday, Rhode Island to Mass...sorry for the long post, happy holidays and thanks in advance guys

I'll fix it for you on Saturday....
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