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2003 ford f250

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by UniqueTouch, Feb 28, 2015.

  1. UniqueTouch

    UniqueTouch Senior Member
    Messages: 164

    On my driver side front end there is something going on that I need help diagnosing any help would be great. When I hit a bump or pot hole you feel it under your feet when driving, like bumo bump , dont know how to explain it sorry bout lack of info.
     
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Time for a new stabilizer bar.
     
  3. tjctransport

    tjctransport PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    or sway bar links.
     
  4. Too Stroked

    Too Stroked Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    X2 on this one.
     
  5. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,503

    x3...........
     
  6. Defcon 5

    Defcon 5 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,674




    X4......Maybe even some new Ball joints and Shocks and so on and so forth...:drinkup:
     
  7. PremierSnowPlow

    PremierSnowPlow Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    end links like everyone else said. I had the same problem a month or so ago
     
  8. rjigto4oje

    rjigto4oje PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,287

    Rattle Rattle thunder cladel boom boom dont worry call you plowsite guys x5 end links
     
  9. FordFisherman

    FordFisherman PlowSite.com Addict
    from 06611
    Messages: 1,593

    Just turn up the radio,and the noises go away...:mechanic:
     
  10. porabjr

    porabjr Member
    Messages: 73

    Like what doesn't make noise on these super duty front ends. x6 on the links. Those you can feel right under the floor boards. easier in the winter,i tell myself all the noise i hear is the plow banging around up front, not the front end...
     
  11. chevyzrule810

    chevyzrule810 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    X7 replaced those on my friends truck in the fall much better now.He did both links and bushings.When was the last time you jacked the truck up and checked the front end?
     
  12. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,113

    Mine has a clunk under the drivers floor board. It does it when going over a speed bump or when backing into my driveway and especially when the wheels are turned. Going down the road and it's fine. Dealer couldn't find it.... I'll check the stabilizer links.
     
  13. 04trd

    04trd Senior Member
    Messages: 162

    It's a normal ford clunk! They all do it everything in a ford clunks.
     
  14. Freshwater

    Freshwater Senior Member
    Messages: 891

    Sway bar bushings, I have to replace them every 6 mos in my 01.
     
  15. linckeil

    linckeil PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,265

    i've been having the same symptoms on my 1996 F350 for the past month or so. i was going to look into it this spring.

    i replaced my badly worn shackle bushings a couple of years ago with energy suspension poly bushings and they have held up great.

    i'll look for the energy suspension bushings for my sway bar, end links, and track bar while i'm at it. for under $50 and a few hours on a saturday, it's a no brainer.