1993 ford thunderbird. Bad ratel on the front passenger

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Asked by Feb 27, 2012 at 01:31 PM about the 1993 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Tbird 93 just developed a bad ratel on the passenger side in the front what could it be?
My shocks or my struts I know it s not my ball joints.

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i would check the sway bar end link or bushings in the stabilizer bar

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One more thing when I'm on the breaks I don't hear it going over bumbs

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It is still very possible for it to be end link or bushings...If it were a wheel bearing it would have a vibration and sound more like a rumble rather then a rattle

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Ok What should I look for cause I got under there you know just to see and nothing was missing or loose. But I did hear something like come off when I was on the freeway which is when I started hearing the noise. But i feel no vibrations.

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You will have to try and stress the points that move or pivot you may have to Jack the car up so you can push and pull tire etc just to see what is making any noise

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