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Old 11-02-2009, 09:12 AM
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Default Rattling Sound From Front Suspension

Hey guys, im new to this forum and still gettin used to the layout. I have a 1994 Ford Ranger XLT 4 wheel drive with the 4.0L V6. I have a horrible rattling sound coming from the front suspension. I just replaced the radius arm bushings and the sound went away for bout 3 days and now its coming back and its even louder than before! Any help would be extremely appreciated! thanks!
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Old 11-04-2009, 03:36 PM
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Hey guys, im new to this forum and still gettin used to the layout. I have a 1994 Ford Ranger XLT 4 wheel drive with the 4.0L V6. I have a horrible rattling sound coming from the front suspension. I just replaced the radius arm bushings and the sound went away for bout 3 days and now its coming back and its even louder than before! Any help would be extremely appreciated! thanks!
im having the same problem man. and i have the same truck. is it on the drivers side?
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Old 11-04-2009, 10:29 PM
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no mine sounds like its coming from the passenger side. ive checked the ball joints and they seem alright, idk what else i could be?
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Old 11-09-2009, 07:31 PM
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no mine sounds like its coming from the passenger side. ive checked the ball joints and they seem alright, idk what else i could be?
yeah im having the same problem, but on the drivers side. it does it when i even go over the smallest bumps. it sounds like something is ridiculously loose. im thinking it could either be the spring bushings or the shocks. im having a hard time with it though i hope nothing breaks
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Old 11-10-2009, 09:30 AM
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I had a similiar issue after I changed balljoints, rotors wheelbearings etc(they all needed to be replaced). I still had a rattle. My shocks are original so I thought maybe it was them. It ended. Up being the hubcap rim. I pulled off the chrome hubcap that went around the outside of the rim. The rattle went away. Lol
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Old 11-21-2009, 08:02 PM
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I had a rattle that was loud coming from the drivers side every time I hit a bump in the road. come to find out mine was the inside brake shoe that had lost the rattle clip. I could rattle it with my hand on the inside of the wheel.
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Old 11-23-2009, 09:06 PM
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i had a bad rattle around the same area u guys are getting. i climbed under my truck and looked at the cross member under the tranny the 4 bolts that hold that together were loss. check that. i havent had a rattle sense.
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Default Re: Rattling Sound From Front Suspension

Did you ever figure this problem out? I have a 93' with the same issue.
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