Clunking...popping...is normal?

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I've read quite a few threads a out the mysterious clunking sound. So wondering if mine is the same? It's a 17 with 27k miles. I notice at slower speeds, there is a clunk. The sound almost seems like the top of the shock is loose and coming out of the mount and banging back in...if I can explain the sound. Did some very light offroading. Slow speeds. 10mph at most. Felt good, but man...lots of noises. Is this common?
 

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Most likely the sway bar end links. You can unhook them from the sway bar and go for a drive. If the noise is gone that is your issue. I’d bet that is what your problem is.
 
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Just went through same thing and the sway bar end links are the culprit; would bet on it.
Are you replacing with stock ones or aftermarket? I'm shocked at 26k miles I have a worn endlink
 

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Are you replacing with stock ones or aftermarket? I'm shocked at 26k miles I have a worn endlink
Don’t be. Mine shitthebed at around the same mileage. Had a bad wheel bearing at 30k miles too. AFAIK there are no aftermarket solutions.
 

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Saw these up for preorder and I was planning on grabbing them once they're available.


I messaged them to see how long out they are because otherwise, I might just make them up myself on the lathe.
 

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I had same issue about same mileage on my driver sway bar link. Took me forever to figure it out.
 

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I had this on my drivers side (only took off road one and would be a stretch to even consider it any kind of off-roading) they replaced upper control arm and bushings.
 
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Update to this issue. Wasn't the sway bars. Turns out the top nut of my shocks were extremely loose. Had to tighten the nuts back down. All fixed.
 
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