Clunking sound on Gen 3 too

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Raptorbert

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I had my front shocks (dealer called them struts) replaced yesterday and my rears a couple of weeks ago. Does anyone know if the dealer should have done an alignment after the fronts were replaced?
They should have, I have alignment as well as alignment for the front safety sensor (whatever thats called) listed in my paperwork
 

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I took my 2022 to the dealer as I have the clunking in the front and rear, provided them the SSM. After a day with the truck they told me they believe it's the springs, not the shocks. They said they would need it for over a week to evaluate each "corner" at a time as Ford won't approve ordering parts for all four corners at once due to the cost.

Since they believe it's the springs, I elected to order the Eibach springs and have them replace all four. My idea here is that if the new springs solves the problem, great, and I got the springs installed at no cost. If they don't solve the problem, they can order the shocks and replace them one at a time. Any flaws in this logic I should be aware of?
 

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I took my 2022 to the dealer as I have the clunking in the front and rear, provided them the SSM. After a day with the truck they told me they believe it's the springs, not the shocks. They said they would need it for over a week to evaluate each "corner" at a time as Ford won't approve ordering parts for all four corners at once due to the cost.

Since they believe it's the springs, I elected to order the Eibach springs and have them replace all four. My idea here is that if the new springs solves the problem, great, and I got the springs installed at no cost. If they don't solve the problem, they can order the shocks and replace them one at a time. Any flaws in this logic I should be aware of?
There is no limitation on shocks. My dealer confirmed that with the FSE and ordered all 4 at one time. They’re dragging the process on you to get you to give up
 

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So about to have Eibach Pros installed. Will Ford cover shocks with aftermarket springs?
They don’t like to warranty parts affected by a modified part let alone a modified part. Also shocks are considered wear items traditionally and I would not expect much warranty on them past 10,000 miles unless they make a clunking noise early in there life and are not from being worn out. They recommend rebuilding them from 10,000 to 50,000 miles.
 

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No. Once you modify a component that’s on you.
That’s not entirely how it works. The singular part you have modified or swapped is your own problem of course, but every piece of original equipment is warranted against manufacturing defects for the duration of the warranty. When a modification has caused a failure the warranty isn’t denied because it was voided. It’s still there. It’s just that the failure isn’t a manufacturing defect. Like when that person had their link brackets on the rear axle crack and they had swapped all the links and they were trying to say the welds were defective… those brackets aren’t designed for rigid uniballs on every single link and will have issues eventually if someone swaps all five. Technically you could have ford prove whether or not your part caused the failure, but none of us have the funds for that
 

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I just bought a 2024 and have kind of a metallic sounds popping clunk. Sounds almost like a piece of metal popping back into place almost (can’t feel anything though through the wheel). It usually happens when slowing down or accelerating from a stop. Anyone know what this might be? Sounds like it’s coming from the middle/rear axel of the truck
 
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