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Old 04-13-2018, 11:01 PM   #1  
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What is this part?

Hi all, m hunting down a clunk noise when going over bumps. Thought it might be the end links. But they are tight. Then came across this part. It's only on the driver side I think. The little bar seems to pivot on the joints.
Wondering what does it do and can it be removed? Forget am to be supporting anything.

Alas I'm still hunting down the noise.
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Looks like the leveling sensor for the headlamps.

Check the shock perches for bushing compression/deterioration (suspension must be unloaded), the upper strut cross bar for tightness, as well as the chassis bushings for the sway bar, which are just above the steering rack. Any looseness or slop in these could cause clunking.

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Well I checked those areas and they are tight.
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Well I checked those areas and they are tight.
The nuts and bolts can be tight, but slack in the shocks and struts may not be apparent unless you get the wheels off the ground and try to replicate bumps with a 24 and block, or some other type of lever.
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replace the endlinks, just do it
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