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Hi Bill, I'm glad to help! Rattles come from worn joints that are not holding together properly anymore. Here a way to see if you can find the part thats loose. If you have a rubber hammer you can tap on each individual parts to see if you hear a difference in sound. Example: If you tap on the ball joint on the right side, then tap on the ball joint on the left side and there is an audible difference in the way they sound then you have found your rattle. The one thats loose will have a deeper thud. If they sound the same then move on to sway bar links and so on. Hope this helps and have an awesome day Bill.

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SOURCE: On my 2002 Sebring LXi 2.7L there are so many

Need to check the entire front end at a place like Sears or your dealership to determine what parts have excessive play in them. Sears doesn't usually charge for this service, in hopes that you would have them work on the car in the future.

Sometimes, the cv joints are worn and cause a rattle or clicking on turns. Also, the bushings for the lower control arms sometimes wear out causing a rattle or other noise that can be disconcerting.

When the strut bushings were replaced, were the other parts in the front end checked out?

Good luck on this repair.

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

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SOURCE: 2002 chrysler sebring suspension noise

Might be a- arm bushings.

Posted on Oct 24, 2012

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