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Noise in right front wheel or dsah board

Ijust bought a 2000 volvo s40 and its a dull clunking when I hit bumps but it sounds like it is behind glove compartment but am thing it has something to do with right front wheel area but sounds like it is in the car.

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The solution is the upper strut mounting plate. To fix it you need to take out the strut tower and take apart the strut. The faulty part is the plate that has the 3 studs that actually mount the top of the strut to the frame. You may want to also plan on replacing the strut as well, when i took mine apart, the strut piston wouldnt go back into the strut body, that means its shot. Also if one side needs this done the other probably does too. The upper strut mount is about 20 bucks only from a dealer and the strut is about 60 from any auto parts store. hope this helps

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