2001 FORD TAURUS CLANKING NOISE

  • Tiny
  • luvs2easy
  • 2001 Ford Taurus

Noises problem
2001 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 160000 miles

There wass a dragging from what sounded like the back end while the car was moving forward about 25 mph or more. Now it has escalated to a clanking noise & I am told by others that it seems from the front end but that is up for debate.
I have had brakes ( front end) & struts replaced recently.
What NOW?

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 AT 11:54 AM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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Can you describe the sound? Could it be a bent backing plate behind the front brake rotor rubbing the rotor itself? Does the sound change with speed? Is it a metalic sound?

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Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 AT 9:45 PM

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