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Old 11-24-2014, 11:13 PM   #1
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Clunks and rattles.

Jacked my car up tonight, I wiggled tie rods firmly; no budge.

Shook wheels up down, left and right, no budge.

Shook sway endlinks, was able to push passenger link bottom one in and out.



When I drive I hear a wobble/rattle as I drive. Low speeds is one speed of rattle, medium travel speeds the rattle/wobble increases. Highway speeds is an even faster rattle.



During brake/acceleration I will get one/two clunks... Usually not more.



Before I say what I think the issue is. What's your opinions?

EDIT: endlink fixed constant noise however clunk is till there


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Old 11-25-2014, 07:07 AM   #2
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Are all your wheels (at least the two fronts) still balanced. This would explain the wobble and could be linked to a weight falling off one of the wheels.
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Passenger side link is shot for sure, shouldn't be able to feel any play & the symptoms match a loose one.

Moogs are prob. "best" by rep., I threw on an Autozone pair when I needed them & they've been fine (after one retightened bolt).

Grease fittings & warranty, cheap enough to buy a pair and get that out of the way.
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yea, ill start w/ link. if its still a prob ill check wheel balance.
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endlink fixed my constant rattle/wobble however the 1/2 clunk(s) during accel/deceleration are still there.
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Look at the ball joints closer, pry on the arm a bit to look for movement.

wiggle the wheels on the ground as well as in the air, could tighten up to look good at full drop.
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I wiggled everything in the air, but I'll wiggle on the ground too.



Any better ways to diagnose ball joints? Or is that for me to google.
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IDK, a clunk when starting & stopping is a good one to say look there for a problem but it doesn't guarantee the location of the issue.
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could be your lower motor mount
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How do you figure that?

Also vibrations are low...?
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