Diagnose this sound...'03 4x4 - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource

Suspension Tech General discussion of suspension for the Ford Ranger.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-03-2012
klc317's Avatar
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 950
Diagnose this sound...'03 4x4

Its been making this noise for a little while but the truck barely gets driven much. It only has 63000 miles. I thought by the sound it made in the cab was maybe sway bar links but I replaced those, that wasn't the problem. Drove it today and it seemed way worse. I'm thinking it may have some dried up ball joints? However I can start it up and move the steering wheel from lock to lock and don't hear a sound...it's only when I move the truck up and down on the passenger front corner. Checked all the shocks (has new ones) and they are all tight, checked the ball joints, sway bar ends, and tie rods and all the boots are intact, it all is still clean and not rusty, and no noticeable play in the tire/wheel when jacked up and doing the top/bottom & side to side shake test. It's also only on the passenger side front corner. Any opinions?

Attached Thumbnails
Diagnose this sound...'03 4x4-th_img_3714.jpg  
Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How do I diagnose and replace motor mount ? Juan_Mitosis SOHC - 2.3L & 2.5L Lima Engines 5 07-25-2009 11:46 PM
Diagnose this (possibly) simple no-starting problem bleech1 4.0L OHV & SOHC V6 Tech 12 11-25-2008 05:26 PM
Weird noise..Diagnose ranger_1999 General Ford Ranger Discussion 10 05-28-2008 12:28 PM
Engine Noise...Help Diagnose? Pryght General Technical & Electrical 4 01-06-2008 05:47 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:38 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.