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I hear a loud clanking sound on the driver side wheel when I

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Customer: I hear a loud clanking sound on the driver side wheel when I turn right and sometimes a thud when I break on the same spot. What could that be?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I have a 2006 mercury mountaineer convenience.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercury
Expert:  HDGENE replied 1 year ago.

Hello, most common type of noise for this concern on this suspension would be a broken front sway bar link. The links are made of plastic and crack and the through bolt jingles or clunks on turns and when braking. If this looks ok a complete front end inspection should be done to make sure there isnt an issue with a loose or worn ball joint or issue with the 4x4 system if it is*****/p>

Expert:  HDGENE replied 1 year ago.

Hello,do you need more help with this concern?