Loud thunk when I come to a stop in my 2001 Explorer


Asked by May 03, 2011 at 10:26 AM about the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car runs fine and rolls fine, but when I come to a stop I hear (and feel) a loud thunk coming from the rear of the car.  If I brake very carefully, the thunk is less loud.  It feels almost like something is sliding into place (like latching a seatbelt).  Any clues as to what this might be?

5 Answers

worn out shock bushings.you should get your mechanic to check it out.


sway bar link's ;)

goodoint,anything with rubber bushings.


It could be stupid but check your spare tire.

no sugestion is stupid.

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