CLUNKING FROM DRIVER SIDE WHEEL AREA

  • Tiny
  • kriskinzie@yahoo.com
  • 2000 Saturn SL2
  • 76,000 miles

I have a 2000 saturn sl2 and it makes a clunking noise driver front, these noises occur when I brake and accelerate and when turning I have no problem going over bumps

Sunday, May 13th, 2012 AT 5:58 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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I would look at the bushings in the lower arm as well as any loose steering parts.

Roy

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Sunday, May 13th, 2012 AT 6:01 PM
  • Tiny
  • kriskinzie@yahoo.com
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Ok it looks as if there is something loose in the bar the connects the both wheels its a thin bar not sure exactly what it is

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Sunday, May 13th, 2012 AT 6:31 PM
  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Stabalizer link kits are common

Roy

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Sunday, May 13th, 2012 AT 6:33 PM
  • Tiny
  • kriskinzie@yahoo.com
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Thats what that is, I thought it was but I wasnt so sure theres no grinding so I know it cant be bearings, by the way, thanks for the help

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Sunday, May 13th, 2012 AT 6:44 PM
  • Tiny
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Good luck

Roy

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Sunday, May 13th, 2012 AT 6:46 PM
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  • saturntech9
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Just to add to this one if it goes from one lower control arm to the other lower control that is the sway bar. Also another thing I have seen is the lower control arms loosen up where they pivot on the subframe and make a poping noise. They have to be really tight that nut and bolt or they will pop.

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Sunday, May 13th, 2012 AT 9:05 PM

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