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Old 08-16-2012, 08:41 AM   #986
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After 8 miles my clunk is back.....surprise surprise surprise
I will say that whatever they did seemed to make a lot of improvement at first.
Ford is dumb, becuase they ignored the main clues that I offered them. One of those being that it is HEAT RELATED. Air temperature heat. Some people here have cars that clink when it's hot, but mine gets better when it's hot. As it got worse, the temperature where it would clunk got higher and higher. Yesterday when they did the TSB, it was 90 degrees, and there was no clunk or noise.
Today in he morning it was 70, and the noise is back.
Ford is goingbonnrow away a lot of money by not listening to the clues, and not following a logical trouble shooting pathway.
I hope they will now let me take to my friends shop, pay us to troubleshoot it, and then finally learn how to deal with. They should pay me for being the lead engineer on this project. My guess is that it will take about another year to get this figured out.
In the mean time I'm going to monitor it, and post here whenever I find anything out.
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