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post #1 of 4 Old 07-23-2003, 12:20 PM Thread Starter
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Front end noise 98 GC, not sway bar links

I have a 98 GC. I have a rattle/clunking noise that is getting worse. I'm going to take it in, but I always like to try to figure out what it is and what a reasonable expected cost is before I take it in and they give me the full pitch.

I replaced the sway bar links about 10k ago, they look fine. The noise seems to be on the drivers side. It happens at lower speeds and is worse when making right turns. I looked at the steering box and the three bolts seem fine.

The noise sounds similar to what the sway bar links sounded like before I had them replaced, except it's louder and more distinct.

What else could it be besides the links or steering box, and seem to be more from the drivers side.

Any input is greatly appreciated

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post #2 of 4 Old 07-25-2003, 12:53 AM
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It could be a loose track-bar bolt or loose control arm bolt. If any of the four bolts are not loose. One or more of the bushings could be trashed.

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Thanks, I'll take a look at those.
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Update, if anyone cares, it was because of my transfer case bushing being worn. My Catalytic converter is making some noise so they are going to replace it under warranty since I'm under 8/80
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