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NEW! Technical Info: 4th Gen DRIVETRAIN Technical discussion of fourth generation (2007.5 and up) 6.7L engine and drivetrain questions, solutions and upgrades. For trucks with the 5.9L engine use the appropriate 3rd gen forums.
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Old 06-04-2019
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Default Front End Clunk

Got a 'Clunk' in the front end of the 07 sometimes when I stop hard.
Seems more often when backing up, or maybe it's just because if I'm braking hard when backing I'm trying to throw a shed off the trailer...

Truck drives perfectly straight and tires wear even.
Ball joints seem tight, wheel bearings both changed bout a year ago....well, maybe almost 2 years.
Thought might could be a brake caliper.
Seems to be just the left side.

Any thoughts?
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I have similar noises on my '92 Olds Bravada and tired of changing parts...next stop is a front end alignment shop.
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Control arm bushings??? Stabilizer bar?
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Could be I guess, but they look ok & can't make em move with a pry bar..
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Deleted, h&s programmer, jasper turbo, ETE tranny, 450k mi !!
'09, quad cab, Laramie, 2WD, Dually, 6.7, auto. 260k mi
Stock, until...
My Other Truck is a Fire Engine!!
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Stop breaking hard!
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Well it finally got enough slack to show up...
Left tie rod end.
Never "heard" one before, but never had an 'always loaded' 3500 either.
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Deleted, h&s programmer, jasper turbo, ETE tranny, 450k mi !!
'09, quad cab, Laramie, 2WD, Dually, 6.7, auto. 260k mi
Stock, until...
My Other Truck is a Fire Engine!!
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Good work!
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Doc says I'm in pretty good shape for an 83 year old guy.....one of these days I need to tell him I'm 59.


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Thanks!
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Deleted, h&s programmer, jasper turbo, ETE tranny, 450k mi !!
'09, quad cab, Laramie, 2WD, Dually, 6.7, auto. 260k mi
Stock, until...
My Other Truck is a Fire Engine!!
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