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1998 explorer I hear a clanging when it is starting to move

I bought this a couple of months ago and until now have been very happy. They said they changed the breaks on it before I took possession but well I am a girl and have no way of knowing for sure.

It seems to run well and the steering isnt good of a ratio as my axiom was but it isnt hard or loose either so I dont think there is a power steering problem but i am thinking maybe drive shaft or maybe the breaks arent installed right or maybe rotors because the motor when i rev it up no problems sounds fine but when it starts to move the is when i hear it "clang clang clang" like something dangling or lose and I dont have to put on the gas so I am sure if it is the drive shaft because it would be something that turns. it seems to be located in the front wheel area but I am for a breif time partically deaf in my right ear so I cant hear as well as I would normally. I am not machanical but dang it I cant afford to have this down right now. My husband just died and I am in a pickle. so any ideas?

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Have someone check out the hubs and the ball joints and make sure you don't have a tierod or swaybar broken

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