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Unhappy Front End Clunk

I have a front end clunk when I hit bumps on my new 03 and it just bothers the crap out of me. I jacked the truck up and pushed on the tops of the tires and I couldnt feel any play so that means my ball joints and wheel bearings are good. Anything else I can do to figure out this annoying clunk???

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I have the same problem on my 03 X. I can feel it under my feet when I hit a bump, but everything underneath feels tight.

I'm just going to wait till it gets worse...and so far it has not. just real annoying.
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check shocks and track bar......take the track bar bolt out and then see how tight it is in the hole of the bar mine eggd out a little and clunks so im guna make up a new one when i get my truck back...

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already did that, thats why im kinda stumped

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Sway Bar Links. Hard to test, but that was the cause of the clunk on mine last spring. I may have to do them again. Gotta love winter in Upstate NY and potholes. Chris

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I had the same clunk under my feet on driver`s side, also had loose sloppy sterring , and it also seamed like my front shocks needed to be replaced. !I took it in to the stealership and the upper and lower ball joints were bad and also a hub bearing on the passenger side was bad. They hit me for almost $1400. But man it was like having a new truck again, those ball joints must have been going out for along time!

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I had to put sway bar end links in my 03 and it went away but I have noticed after some winter driving and plowing it is coming back ever so faint...

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Ahh the joys of winter life! I may replace mine again this spring. It's a small price to pay for a smooth ride. Chris

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Wheres a good place to buy them?
Balljoints??

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