Question about 1997 Ford Thunderbird LX
I am having a problem with the front end of my 1997 Ford thunderbird LX V8. When I apply the brakes (in Reverse or moving forward) it knocks and feels like the wheel is loose. I have replaced the bushings, upper and lower control arms (Bushings & Ball Joints as well) and I have done the struts and tightened everything back to Spec. The only other thing I can think of is the wheel bearings. Can anyone help me out. Thanks
You have mentioned everything except the one thing that most early 89-93 tbirds had and could happen to the newer tbirds:the Strut bar bushings, although they are thinner on the later years the fact remains that they also will fail.
see if you can get the Moog brand (problem solver)
Posted on Sep 18, 2008
Have you checked you brake rotors. they could be warped.
Posted on Sep 10, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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