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Old 01-30-2013, 03:33 PM   #1971
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One other thing I'll add as a personal observation; what Zillon went through extensively, in hindsight, was obviously pretty contentious because his car had been altered. Those types of circumstances really complicate the bigger picture. If this "noise" ends up being solved for a vast majority of owners by what you have found Dysan, it will certainly be a testament to what Ford is capable of addressing internally ...or ignoring as the case may be... considering the scope of the complaints.
For the record, I had issues getting Ford to take me seriously prior to any modification I made. After 5 months of receiving attitude from the service writers, manager, and shop foreman, and getting the same 'could not duplicate/car performs normally/euro turned suspension' schtick, I decided to head down a path in search of my own solution.

And we all know where that path went.

Hopefully you're onto something, Dysan.
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Old 01-30-2013, 04:52 PM   #1972
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Thanks, Dysan, for the find. I'm thinking of taking my car to an independent suspension place to lube the bump stops to see if that solves the problem.

Will be out-of-pocket but may be worth it.
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:02 PM   #1973
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Thanks, Dysan, for the find. I'm thinking of taking my car to an independent suspension place to lube the bump stops to see if that solves the problem.

Will be out-of-pocket but may be worth it.
No problem and they make look at you funny for making that request but as long as the money's green and you explain whats going on, they should be able to get the boot to squeak like mine did in the video.

@Zillion - Man I sure hope so!. I need a few others to try this out and see if it fixes their noise as well. Where ya at LIP, Jordan. lol.
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:07 PM   #1974
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Funny thing about this is that I always described the sound as if you where rubbing your hand against a balloon.

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No, the lady I spoke with who was handling my case was Tracey. Seemed very nice.
I had called and asked for Mulally (Ford CEO) the operator responded "yes please hold" (sounded like no biggie lots are calling for the CEO...) and transfered straight to his assistant's voicemail. Callback was from uselless with attitude Lynn from the executive office...
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Dysan911, I love you bro... I am finally clunk free!!! I lube the crap out of them bump stops with some mobil1 synthetic heavy duty grease and it worked like a charm!

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Dysan911, I love you bro... I am finally clunk free!!! I lube the crap out of them bump stops with some mobil1 synthetic heavy duty grease and it worked like a charm!

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Ahhhh Yeah. Its awesome right?
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:57 PM   #1978
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Thanks for the find Dysan, my 2013 just developed this mysterious clunk. At least I know where to look. Guess 2013's aren't immuned but I was hoping. Oh well...
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Ahhhh Yeah. Its awesome right?
Awesome? I've had this clunk since Christmas 2011... Imagine my relief...

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For the record, I had issues getting Ford to take me seriously prior to any modification I made. After 5 months of receiving attitude from the service writers, manager, and shop foreman, and getting the same 'could not duplicate/car performs normally/euro turned suspension' schtick, I decided to head down a path in search of my own solution.

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Hopefully you're onto something, Dysan.
One thing I always noticed is that when I took it in and they put it up in the air to chk it, (unloading the suspension) the sound would go away for almost a month. so we will see what happens
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