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Old 03-18-2002, 10:19 AM
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Clunking sound in front of car

When the car goes over a bump there is a definite clunking sound on the rebound '95 300D. It sounds like something might be loose but I can't seem to find anything. Any ideas?

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Old 03-18-2002, 11:23 AM
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I could be anything...

but, check the sway bar bushings first.
'86 300E
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Old 03-18-2002, 11:24 AM
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My mechanic replaced almost everything steering related (at no cost-having just bought the car). Clunk still there. Almost convinced it was the control arm bushings, but they looked pretty good.

Turns out it was just the sway bar bushings. For $34 at the dealer counter, its worth changing these first to remedy. Easy to do yourself.

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