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Im not sure what it is. That's why im using " "s.
I go over small braking bumps at red lights and the rolling bumps in the road and I can hear it.

It sounds like something is loose in the front.
It sounds like softball in a recycle bin.

Nothing seems to effect it.
Hear it while;
Braking
Turning
In reverse
Acceleration, hard (in low 2 or 1 ), or normal,
Deceleration in low 2 or 1.
No effect or feel in steering (pulling or vibration).

I can't seem to find anything loose while on my back checking.
I'm hoping ROC can set me in the right direction before something falls off. ;)

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Sounds like sway bar end links... or maybe the sway bar bushings themselves (links being the more common failure).

This assumes you've already checked that you don't have any loose shock mount bolts.
 

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I have an update.
I found that when driving at less than 20 mph and I wiggle the wheel from side to side (a little more than 90°) I can reproduce the noise.

Hope that helps.
 

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I have an update.
I found that when driving at less than 20 mph and I wiggle the wheel from side to side (a little more than 90°) I can reproduce the noise.

Hope that helps.
If it is pronounced when turning, suspect top cap bearings on front shocks.
 

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If it is pronounced when turning, suspect top cap bearings on front shocks.
I just took it in for a tire rotation and balance.
I grabbed the sway bar link for the passenger side and it has ZERO play.
I did the same for the drivers side and I got play.

Safe to say I found my issue?
 

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I just took it in for a tire rotation and balance.
I grabbed the sway bar link for the passenger side and it has ZERO play.
I did the same for the drivers side and I got play.

Safe to say I found my issue?
I'd say absolutely yes! Especially since they can be bad & still not have discernible play when checked by hand.

You should strongly consider changing out the sway bar bushings at the same time if you change both end links.... they are very inexpensive, and easier to get in & out when the end links are disconnected.
 

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Not to sound too silly, but also make sure all the little nooks and crannies in the interior (pockets, glove box, cupholders, console, etc.) are free from loose and/or rolling or moving objects.

Whenever I need to hunt for a noise, I often find loose stuff under a seat or in the trunk. Something as simple as an AA battery can do this. Sometimes I take everything out of the truck...and the noise stops. just sayin.

Also check tow hitch draw bar if you have one. They are very often loose.
 

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Not to sound too silly, but also make sure all the little nooks and crannies in the interior (pockets, glove box, cupholders, console, etc.) are free from loose and/or rolling or moving objects.

Whenever I need to hunt for a noise, I often find loose stuff under a seat or in the trunk. Something as simple as an AA battery can do this. Sometimes I take everything out of the truck...and the noise stops. just sayin.

Also check tow hitch draw bar if you have one. They are very often loose.
Thanks Boss.
Sharp minds think alike.
I had that covered.
 

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Does anyone make a serviceable (with grease fittings) set of links?

Also, a YouTube link.

Not worried about the how to. Just want to see what I'm in for.

Thanks
 
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