Question about Cars & Trucks
Clunking noise when i hit bumps
Check the stabilizer links. One end is attached to the struts and the other end is attached to the stabilizer bar. If they are sloppy they are bad. Let me know if you have any questions and I'll do my best to answer them. Thank you for using FixYa.com!
Posted on Feb 14, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
My guess is a strut bushing/bearing, but have your front end checked out by good shop to make sure it isn't something else more dangerous.
Posted on Nov 29, 2008
you must replace and lube the front sway bar bushings,chrysler service bulletin calls it a squak, but can sound like a rubbing, a clunk etc the common factor is this is really noticeable the colder it gets outside
Posted on Mar 03, 2009
-it could be the sawy bar linkages
-but also check to see if the struts are leaking or that it looks damp
-but because you said it doesn't look like it bouncing when you hit a dip most likely it could be that the struts are dead
-check to see the cars ride hieght that would give you a clue
Posted on Mar 28, 2009
If you aren't afraid of jacking up the vehicle, you can test to see where the problem is coming from. Jack the vehicle up by the pinch well (most newer cars have grooves cut out or that can be popped out behind the front wheels). When the wheel is in the air, try moving it side to side, then up and down. Excessive side to side movement indicates a tie rod end, up and down indicates a ball joint, and all around indicates a wheel bearing which would also be a cause for the clicking sound you are hearing.
Most auto shops will check this for you free of charge when you get an oil change, since they're trying to sell you things anyway.
Posted on Apr 14, 2009
SOURCE: Front end clunk noise
You might have to drive the car on ramps so you can lay down under the front of the car.Have some one bounce or push the front of the car down over and over as hard as they can while you lay under the front and look and listen. You might have a loose shock absorber or another front end part.
Wear safety glasses while under the car.
Posted on Oct 27, 2009
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