Front end clunk

Tiny
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2001 ford explorer awd 6 cyld 147,000 km. My question is. I have had a noise from the front left, and I figured drive shaft because I just replaced the right one about a month ago. I needed breaks so I did that now the noise in the front is real loud, If I back up then put it into drive it is fine until I press the breaks. This clunk only happens if I back up first then use the breaks in a forward motion. I did remove the wheel again to inspect my work and all is fine, however there does seem to be alot of play between the teeth on the spline when I hand turn the drive shaft back and forth. What do you think. Thanks for your help.
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Saturday, November 17th, 2007 AT 9:37 AM

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Tiny
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When u did the brakes did u install back on the new pads the metal clip it was at the bottom of the old inner pads
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Saturday, November 17th, 2007 AT 6:21 PM
Tiny
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When u did the brakes did u install back on the new pads the metal clip it was at the bottom of the old inner pads[/quote:655758c0bb] I am not sure what u mean, but when I did check everything yesterday all seemed good the pads can only go in one way, the clunk is hard enough and load enough to feel it through the floor. Thanks for your input I will check everything again.
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Sunday, November 18th, 2007 AT 6:16 AM
Tiny
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When u did the brakes did u install back on the new pads the metal clip it was at the bottom of the old inner pads[/quote:21e11fa25b] I am not sure what u mean, but when I did check everything yesterday all seemed good the pads can only go in one way, the clunk is hard enough and load enough to feel it through the floor. Thanks for your input I will check everything again.[/Quote:21e11fa25b]
Check radius arm bushing
It s the bar that hold the front end to the frame
End of bar has bushing its almost under the seat outside the truck
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Sunday, November 18th, 2007 AT 8:24 AM

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