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Knocking sound just started at front when I turn wheel and brake,sort of clang/thud,seem's to be from drivers side front but not sure

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Year, make and model of your vehicle would help. If you can lift your vehicle and place on jack stands it would help. Then, begin to check your steering and front suspension components.

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Hello and Hope this helps you and anyone else experiencing this... My Wife and I have a 2005 Pac Trng and ever since we got the vehicle we had been hearing an increasingly loud "thump" on acceleration or over bumpy roads, and a loud "thunk" when initially applying the brake, also, from a high speed slow down, the car would shake in the front end. After 3 service stops at different dealers in the area (all of whom said they could not tell what it was or did not hear anything even when it was audibly noticeable, to "we think it might be the struts" explanation), I decided to do some googling on my own and found an obscure post about a little known issue with the "Lower Front Control Arms". There is a TSB (Technical Service Bulletin on this item as well - Chrysler Pacifica 2004-2005, Service Bulletin #: 0200704 and NHTSA #: 10010533). It seems that even the Chrysler Service Technicians are unaware of this issue which shocks me - Aren't they they ones who should be telling me what it is???!!! We scheduled a service check at the same dealer who didn't hear anything the first time, asked for the manager to take a test drive with me so he could hear what I was hearing, let him drive it on his own, and insisted that he look up the TSB. Since it was covered under warranty, I asked him to "please replace the item we are referring to" - I mean what else do we have to lose? They reluctantly took the car in and the manager called me the next day to tell me that I was exactly right! The Rear Lower Control Arm Bushing was extremely bad. We also had the Front and Rear Motor Mounts replaced to elimante a secondary knocking issue we experienced while accelerating. The overall effect was a much smoother (and Quieter!) take off and stop, with no popping, creaking, or "loose parts" sounds coming from the front end at all! If you are experiencing the "Thumping" or "Knocking" noises during braking or acceleration, or a slow speed "Rumble" (between 5 and 15 mph) in the front end when going over uneven ground or potholes, then you may want to have your dealership or mechanic take a look at these two items (Lower Control Arm Bushings and Motor Mounts). It has nothing to do with Brakes or Struts - unless you have a really crappy mechanic who just tinkered around with those items recently.

Hope this helps. - Gary, Los Angeles, CA

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Clicking, sticking sound from front end, drivers side

It is your cv joint that is bad. If you jack the van up on that side, check to see if the boot is ripped...and more than likely your cv joint is about shot...even if the boot is intact.

The cv joint is bad....


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SOURCE: Front driver side suspension knock over bumps

See if you can bounce car and replicate the noise. If you can, you should be able to find it, and put your hand on it. Stabilizer bushing are a place to look, both at the lower a arm and on the frame. If you narrow it down to the strut, it will need to be replaced. The front trans mount also goes bad, try putting it in drive with your foot on the brake and give it some gas and see if the engine moves an excessive amount.

Posted on Nov 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Clunking noise when braking drivers front wheel

loose caliper bolts is a good possiblity

Posted on Jan 16, 2010

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SOURCE: 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe? squeaky noise frnt driver side wheel

I do think the same way. If the pads look flat and not so worn have the rotor turned to eliminate the squeaksyou are encountering

Posted on May 31, 2010

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