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Noise going over bumps in passenger front

i'm sure I can find the issue but it save me some diagnosis time if anyone has a clue where to look. It sounds like the right front wheel is falling off when I hit even a slight crack in the road. I can't stand it any longer.

I know the wheel is tight so its something underneath. This hard winter we have had has not been easy on her!
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Is your jeep lifted? If so what lift? How many miles are on your jeep and when was the last time the sway bar end links and bushing were replaced.




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Sorry, Bone stock 09 Hemi Limited QT2, 42,000 miles

I have never had to fix anything on this Jeep, just routine maintenance and the N23 recall/actuator replacement. Yes my 4-low works still 3 months after the new actuator

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I would disconnect the front sway bar end links and take it for a drive and see if the noise goes away. If it does you know that's the problem.




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I would disconnect the front sway bar end links and take it for a drive and see if the noise goes away. If it does you know that's the problem.
Okay, that's what I thought it might be. Are there replaceable bushings or do I need to replace the entire end links? Is this a dealer only item?

My Jeep has been flawless so I really can't complain. I love it!

I hope to do a 2" lift soon.
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The bushings are replaceable and available just about anywhere. easy job. I'd replace the links too. The rubber wears out.
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The bushings are replaceable and available just about anywhere. easy job. I'd replace the links too. The rubber wears out.
thank you! Should i go with polyurethane?
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I would just get OEM replacement end links and sway bar bushings. Like I said though, I would disconnect the end links first and see if the noise goes away before buying new parts. If it doesn't that eliminates that being the problem




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I would just get OEM replacement end links and sway bar bushings. Like I said though, I would disconnect the end links first and see if the noise goes away before buying new parts. If it doesn't that eliminates that being the problem
Thanks. Its the sway bar. I picked up a set of Moog bushings and end links today. I'll get them on tomorrow when it warms up.
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Nice!!! Glad I could help out.




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