clunk in front end of my 2006 Explorer SUV when stopping.

Asked by Jan 20, 2014 at 10:29 AM about the Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when coming to a stop there is a loud clunking sound coming from front end of my 2006 Explorer SUV
the brakes are fine , it seems to be coming from underneath

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if your brakes are good,start by going trough your front end and see if you have any worn suspension components.

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All my children have explorers from 96 to 03. All developed the braking clunk. It's a worn suspension part. I've rebuilt all of them myself and saved over a grand on each. The probably clunk is a grommet worn off on a sway bar link, ball joint, etc. Front ends seems to go out on those explorers around 70K.

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