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Old 01-12-2010, 12:33 PM
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front end noise??

Just recently installed a sky jacker leveling kit on my early, and had the front end lined up. Drove it a couple days and torqued all the nuts and bolts again. Now i have a noise coming from the front end. The truck will make the noise sitting still turning the wheel. Sounds like a faint pop or series of small pops. I dont think its the ball joints as those were just replaced less than 5 g's ago. Hoping its just a bushing that went bad or the track bar bracket that came in the kit. The bracket has a bolt that is hard to get to to tighten because the bracket itself is in the way of getting a wrench on it. I got it as tight as possible and cant find any play in it. Just wanted to get some ideas as to where to look first and if a bushing is likely. Its an add-a-leaf kit. Any thoughts?? Thanks in advance.
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This may be a long shot but check out your steering gear. I would have someone turn the wheel back and forth while you laying under her and make sure something is not lining up right or something like that
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Ok, little crazy, but im sure it was doing it before. Now, nothing. No noise whatsoever. I have crawled all over it and cant find anything and the noise is gone. Maybe just had to settle the leveling kit in. IDK.
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Old 01-26-2010, 11:26 AM
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sounds like ball joints, they can act up with the weather (get hot or cold)
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Old 01-26-2010, 11:36 AM
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sounds like ball joints, they can act up with the weather (get hot or cold)
I dont know. I just replaced them with moogs and have checked that with a pry bar as well. There is no play. Also, it just started this winter after i put the leveling kit on. Im not sure what it is or was.
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