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Old 07-23-2011, 07:28 PM   #1
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Odd knock sound.

Ok I have an 09 SES sedan and whenever I jiggle the steering wheel while the wheels are straight, I hear this weird knock sound. It sounds like its coming from my front right wheel/suspension area. And it mostly happens while in park. I'm lost, I was thinking tie rod? Any ideas?

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EDIT: its coming from the front left


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Old 07-23-2011, 08:39 PM   #2
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It is your swap bar endlinks, has been a known problem. Take it to the dealer and they will inspect/replace if necessary.
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It is your swap bar endlinks, has been a known problem. Take it to the dealer and they will inspect/replace if necessary.
thanks a lot! Just wondering, what's the purpose of the swap bar endlinks?
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thanks a lot! Just wondering, what's the purpose of the swap bar endlinks?
I think he meant sway bar end links.
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I think he meant sway bar end links.
ok that makes more sense. I was gonna say I've never heard of a swap bar.
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Yea haha my typing has been horrible today.
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Ok so if I got a new sway bar from fswerks, would that solve my problem?
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Ok so if I got a new sway bar from fswerks, would that solve my problem?
No. Either you need new end links or to simply tighten the links you already have.
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No. Either you need new end links or to simply tighten the links you already have.
ok thanks a lot!
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It's always the passenger side one isn't it..?
My car is an 09 and has 48600 miles on it I'm on my 4th set of front sway bar endlinks.
Stock, MOOG, MOOG, and DominantEng.
Let's hope the dominant ones will be my last set. lol
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