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Old 26 Mar 2012, 01:56 pm
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Hi,

I have a 2003 GT Turbo. On bumpy roads, I can hear a metal clanking sound somewhere between the front line of seats and the right front wheel. I thought it was that the muffler tube was loose, but I checked it last weekend and it is tight. Any ideas?
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Old 26 Mar 2012, 02:01 pm
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Default Re: Metal clanking sound?

By your description it sounds to me that its the same thing wrong with my car.. the front swaybar clamp bolt broke off and allows the sway bar to slap my subframe under extreme cornering or bumpy terrain... ( rough roads of course... ) lol
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Old 26 Mar 2012, 08:30 pm
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Default Re: Metal clanking sound?

another possibility is the lower control arm... look just behind wheel toward the bottom of the frame. the bushing should be centered in the holder... if it's above the control arm, then it need to be replaced

good (bushing centered in LCA)


bad - LCA has dropped off bushing
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Old 28 Mar 2012, 10:54 am
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Thank you all.

I jacked the car up last night and I checked the sway bar, it is firm. I will try and check the LCA
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