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expedition: thump..few minutes it started making a loud clanging noise

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i was driving and i heard a loud thump, then my expedition started shaking really bad. after a few minutes it started making a loud clanging noise along with the shaking. i barely made it home!
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tristan Franklin replied 8 years ago.

that sound like a rear different bearings have went bad in the rear end or wheel bearing have seized, but if the engine stalled when this happened suspect a bad timing chain. a visual inspect would easily reveal the exact problem at ford dealer or service repair shop.

good luck. i hope i helped and please accept my answer. thanks T-MAN