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I have a 2000 ford Windstar that rattles when going over bumps but not when the brakes are applied.. I've replaced everything ..new ready mounts, new sway bar links and sway bar bushings, new tie rod ends, new lower control arms, new rotors, pads and calipers, and new hubs. Plz help me I'm at a loss

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When the brakes are applied there is no noise? This means the anti-rattle clips are missing from the brakes pads.

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SOURCE: Have replaced all tie rods; inner&outer;struts&upper mounts;sway bar bushings & links;lower control arms with ball joints& passenger side upper motor mount.none of these have changed this noise even s

What noise? And year and make of car?
A clicking noise on turns is a worn CV joint on the axle shafts. A grinding noise at one of the wheels could be a wheel bearing. Worn brake pads may cause squealing, screeching other high pitched noise.

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