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Front end clunking
Posted 29 January 2012 - 06:27 PM
hit just normal street bumps and pot holes. I was hoping someone has had the same issues. I have checked the sway arm bushings and the sway bar bushings and the sway bar linkage but I have not replaced them. My next step will be the control arm bushings.
Posted 28 May 2012 - 03:49 AM
Edited by KKO, 28 May 2012 - 03:51 AM.
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Posted 03 June 2012 - 11:41 AM
I would check the sway bar links close. Those are the most common fialure. Take them loose and see how much play they have in them. I bet they are your issue.
Sway bar links and attachment points are common failures in all vehicles.
Posted 21 April 2014 - 04:13 PM
Hello. I have a 2007 Hybrid. It is making the same clunking noises when I hit small bumps. There was a factory bulletin regarding the roll stabilizer (what you are calling the "sway bar") links recommendingt that they be replaced with a heavier duty model. I did purchase and install those links. This was quite a while before I started noticing this clunking noise which I only noticed about a month ago. I suppose it could be that the ball joint ends of the new ones got loose too, but this is disappointing if it is the case.
Anybody else out there having this problem?