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Old 03-03-2019, 03:56 AM
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I think this is my problem on my 04 with 240k miles. My rattle and clunking sounds high in the front and on both sides (I think I hear it in the rear sometimes as well.) The sound at 4 min when he moves the upper control arm sounds like what I hear. It looks like too much work for me to change out. I'm trying to get a new car this year and it doesn't look like a safety issue so I'll probably just live with it. But since everybody says the stabilizer links go bad and are easy to change and cheap ($50). I'll do those this weekend just for something to do.

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Old 03-03-2019, 09:06 AM
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I am getting a more noticeable noise on the front drivers side of the car.
I already replaced every component that guy mentioned in that video. --sway bar links, upper and lower ball joints, and even inner and outer tie rods, and wheel bearing,.. But I have not replaced the lower arm bushing. But It's not hitting anything that I can tell. Only a tiny tare but nothing that looks bad.
Plus I just looked at my timing belt and waterpump Job receipt from 2012(64k miles) and I confirmed the tech installed a new Front and Rear motor mount and a "Right" motor mount.. I assume the right motor mount is the one on the upper passenger side. He did not list the OEM part #. Just a personal description.. yuk.

Presently, I have 93k miles.... (and still clunking)
Since I am more concerned with the drivers side.. (I mean recently, I have even heard it jiggle at times.. more than just a single-one-time clunk)
I really need to check out the "upper transmission mount" @ 3:25 and the Lower transmission mount @ 5:16
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I think this is my problem on my 04 with 240k miles. My rattle and clunking sounds high in the front and on both sides (I think I hear it in the rear sometimes as well.) The sound at 4 min when he moves the upper control arm sounds like what I hear. It looks like too much work for me to change out. I'm trying to get a new car this year and it doesn't look like a safety issue so I'll probably just live with it. But since everybody says the stabilizer links go bad and are easy to change and cheap ($50). I'll do those this weekend just for something to do.

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Old 03-04-2019, 08:12 AM
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Don't forget to look at the sway bar bushings. Often overlooked, easy to change and cheap.
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Old 03-04-2019, 08:17 AM
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Ok I will check those. I saw those in the video, but I have never heard of a clunk coming from a sway bar.. Squeaking, Yes! Clunking, no. I have laid eyes on them, and never looked peculiar..so I dunno.

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Don't forget to look at the sway bar bushings. Often overlooked, easy to change and cheap.

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Old 03-06-2019, 03:39 PM
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Don't forget to look at the sway bar bushings. Often overlooked, easy to change and cheap.
Front Sway Bar Bushings would require a subframe drop, no?
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