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Old 05-23-2012, 10:16 PM
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hi every time i go over a bump or un even pavement i get a loose clunking sound under wheel wells on front both sides. its gettin to the point where i feel it a bit under my feet. and guy in back seat said the same. the truck has definatly been used.
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Old 05-23-2012, 10:33 PM
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Get under the truck and check. Look for anything loose.
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Old 05-24-2012, 07:20 AM
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Post 1993 blazer T10 4.3 v6 "noise when going over bumps"lower ball joints?

Have you check the sway bar link?
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Old 05-27-2012, 01:30 AM
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i.have movement left right up and down. looss joint movement. but not.sure which part specifically
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Old 05-28-2012, 06:06 PM
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Sounds like it could be the wheel bearings going bad. Just a thought.
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:10 PM
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your problem in the clunking is MOST likely worn sway bar links. BUT the left right movement when you jerk the tires is MOST likely tie rods outer. The movement on up down jerks could most likely be the lower ball joints. Either way your truck sounds like it needs the entire front end rebuilt.

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