Originally Posted by earthling_david
I have an ST that doesn't have the plate! And in fact I hear a clunking noise from the front suspension over bumps sometimes...
Originally Posted by Zillon
...If you're dealing with clunking issues already, and on an ST nonetheless, I'd say that's pretty convincing evidence that the reinforced strut tower is a necessity. I'd contact FordCustomerService on here and get your problems documented ASAP...
As Zillon suggested, I'm happy to get involved and get your clunking noise documented and escalated to your regional customer service manager. Please send me a PM with your VIN, dealer, mileage, daytime phone number, and full name; I'll do the rest.