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Unread 09-30-2003, 10:09 AM   #1
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Noise in frontend on left side

I think I saw a posting about this but I cannot find it now. I'm getting a clunk when I turn left. It happens just about every time and I can actually feel the vibration through the floor boards. I thought it was something about the control rod, but I'm not sure. Does any have any idea what I'm talking about?

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Unread 09-30-2003, 05:37 PM   #2
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Check your track bar mount where it mounts to the frame, on the left side. Its just aft of the steering gear box. Check for wear in the joint or a loose attachment.
I have seen this before on a number of customers Jeeps cause simular noise or problem.
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I posted one a couple months ago. It turned out to the be left sway bar link was disconnected and rubbing up against the spring every time I turned.
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Unread 10-01-2003, 02:26 PM   #4
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When you are checking the track bar, it is best to have someone turn the wheel back and forth while you are looking at it.
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Check the steering box bolts. They can and have loosened over time. They are right there in front of the sway bar links.

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