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Old 11-10-2006, 02:42 AM   #1
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I'm getting a clunk from the right front when going over bumps. I'm assuming it'* the strut bearing going south. Should I replace just the bearing, or both the bearing and the mount?
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I'd double check the endlink bolts (just in case)

Personally.. I'd take it apart once. Do both.
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endlink bolts?
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endlink bolts?
swaybar links he is referring to, they could also be causing the knocking noise if one has broken
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Ok thanks Toastie and Boosty.
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While you're checking things...check the tie-rods ends also.
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The endlink bolts and the tie-rod ends are in excellent shape. I'm just wondering if I don't have that sticky intermediate shaft issue since the clunk is on the right side. No clunk felt in the steering wheel though.
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You'd feel/hear the intermediate shaft in the steering wheel while turning, so it'* not likely the problem. Does the car use strut cartridges for replacement, or the entire strut?
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Does the car use strut cartridges for replacement, or the entire strut?
NAPA NS71685 is the strut for your SSEi and my Buick. So you tell me.
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