Does your tie rods make a knocking noise when you drive 2001 ford trause

Asked by Feb 04, 2014 at 04:41 PM about the 2001 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Driveing down road hits bumps and the knocking noise comes from the front of the car
wonder if tie rods would make that knocking noise

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Strut bushings in the top or sway bar end links bad.

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Also inner tie rods, the ones that attach to the steering rack.

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I hope it's not a ball joint that bad.that it can be heard


Usually the sway bar end links are bad. They feel good but rattle like crazy. Fords are bad about this.

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I would check it all to be safe but I agree with tuff...

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