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Old 04-26-2012, 05:28 PM   #181
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Hello Zillon,

Unfortunately I do not know how to make a google document.

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Old 04-26-2012, 05:44 PM   #182
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Wow really sounds like where gonna have to come up with a fix on our own.

I don't really notice the sound so much when I'm alone in the car on my trip into work in the mornings but when I have a couple co-workers in the car headed to lunch its very noticeable when braking and even more noticeable when braking and turning.

I wonder if we disconnected the front sway bar for a test run if that might be it.

I can tap the brake pedal sometimes and it almost sounds like the same thunk that appears to be coming from the front end. Strange.

Has anyone considered the sound could be something coming from the rear of the car and the sound is being transmitted though the body/frame so it appears to be coming from up front?

Hey if the Strut has a design flaw or any of the parts Ford keeps throwing at this issue do. I don't' expect it would ever fix the problem.
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:26 PM   #183
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Hello Zillon,

Unfortunately I do not know how to make a google document.

Thank you.
I'm putting something together now, I'll post the link in a bit.
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:54 PM   #184
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Alright!

Everyone interested in logging your issue, please visit the following link and answer the questions to the best of your knowledge and ability. You shouldn't need a Google account to answer. Please fill out the survey ONCE.

Survey: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...lUekE6MQ#gid=0

Survey Results: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...3dTWUpENDlUekE

If anyone has any suggestions on things to add, please feel free to suggest. I've covered everything I thought of off the top of my head.
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Old 04-26-2012, 09:28 PM   #185
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Old 04-26-2012, 09:59 PM   #186
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Hello,

Preaty neat, filled it out just now.

Thank you for your time.
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Old 04-26-2012, 10:00 PM   #187
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Hello,

Can a moderator make this thread a stiky and post the document link at the top ?

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Old 04-26-2012, 11:14 PM   #188
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Thanks guys, hopefully this will help get things moving/put a louder voice to our issue.
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Just a hunch but wouldn't the clunking be related to the front sway bar (sway bar itself, bushing or endlinks?)
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Just a hunch but wouldn't the clunking be related to the front sway bar (sway bar itself, bushing or endlinks?)
'Tis my theory.

I have an uncooperative dealer, so I'm going to try to resolve it myself.
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