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AT NORMAL SPEEDS THE TRUCK IS FINE ITS WHEN I SLOW DOWN ALMOST TO A STOP BUT THEN PROCEED IS WHEN IT OCCURS THE CLUNK SOUND.

4.8 LITERS 2-WHEEL DRIVE CREW CAB 120,000 MILES

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Check the universal joints one or both might be getting bad

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