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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Colin Rivet

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


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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