Clunking sound on Gen 3 too

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Build date cutoff was 6/16/22.
Doesnt that more or less confirm a manufacturing defect then? I’m more or less assuming it’s not a recall because many people will just either not hear it or not notice it but that all have the same issue prior to that build date.
 

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Doesnt that more or less confirm a manufacturing defect then? I’m more or less assuming it’s not a recall because many people will just either not hear it or not notice it but that all have the same issue prior to that build date.
The different part numbers indicated that months ago. I do agree however.
 

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Doesnt that more or less confirm a manufacturing defect then? I’m more or less assuming it’s not a recall because many people will just either not hear it or not notice it but that all have the same issue prior to that build date.
It’s not a recall because it’s not safety issue, and not every truck before the build date will have the issue. That is why the dealer needs to use chassis ears to isolate the causal shock(s) per the Service Message.
 

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FYI for the thread. My 11/4 build '23 (Std|non-37pp) came with these pn#s

Front:
ML3V-18B060-AH
ML3V-18B061-AH
Rear:
ML3V18W003 AH
ML3V18W002 AH
 

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FYI for the thread. My 11/4 build '23 (Std|non-37pp) came with these pn#s

Front:
ML3V-18B060-AH
ML3V-18B061-AH
Rear:
ML3V18W003 AH
ML3V18W002 AH

Those are not the new part numbers that were posted by another member who had the TSB done. He posted the below as far as the new part numbers for the fronts:
 

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Those are not the new part numbers that were posted by another member who had the TSB done. He posted the below as far as the new part numbers for the fronts:
Engineering part numbers and Service part numbers are two different things; the ML3V suffix is an engineering part number, so it will not match the parts listed on an RO.
 

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Both rears finally changed. Clunk is totally gone, Funny how it seemed like it was always coming from the front and it was the rears.

ML3Z 18125 BH Shock Absorber Assy
ML3Z 18125 AY Shock Absorber Assy
 
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