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Old 12-07-2012, 11:28 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Geezer View Post
Check your front sway bar end links. They require periodic replacement and cause the noise you describe as they wear out. It's a fairly common problem. They're very easy to replace and reasonably inexpensive (Duralast from Autozone are about 25.00 a pair and decent quality). The other possibilities (also known problem areas) are a broken spring (some early foci had spring quality issues) or a worn out strut mount bearing.
I'll check them out.
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