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My 2007 Explorer XLT has developed a vibration in what feels like the front end. Just had tires rebalanced and vibration got worse. It has a clunk when turning right at around 15mph and at times feels like front end is dragging. Had brakes checked last week and they passed inspection

Mechanic's Assistant: How old are the tires? And have they been a problem in the past?

Tires are 6mo old less than 4k on em. Left front before replacement had sudden outside shoulder over wear

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Explorer yourself? What have you tried so far?

Rebalanced tires had brakes gone through and checked all joint for damage and wear

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Thats it

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago

Was the front suspension checked for any play or wear? How long ago has the alignment been done?

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Ford Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Suspension was checked for wear and nothing unusal was reported
Ford Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago

If you said after the balance was done it got worse? if so I would have a road force balance check on those tires as well.

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Ford Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago

Alignment checked?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Bot sure when last align was done but ive had zero issues with it. at speed it guides straight no pull at all under braking or diving steering does not vibrate just in the drivers floor board and unusually load road noise
Ford Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 5 months ago

I feel at this time this service would be beneficial to discus this.

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