Clunking sound on Gen 3 too

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If the door sticker says 6/22 how does one determine the exact day of June it was manufactured?
 

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the blend date on your sticker
Thanks for the info. Glad to know I made the cutoff cause I’m clunking. I got the part numbers off my stock 35 shocks that I’ll post later on for reference. I took a short video as well. Sounds like right rear to me. I videoed each corner and that one is definitely the loudest.
 

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2022 35s manufactured in 6/22. Blend date states 20220605.

Clunk seems to be only in the rear and only on the right side from what I can hear. The pictures are of the original shocks. I'm going to call and see about getting an appointment to have it looked at. Fingers crossed I don't have to jump through hoops.
 

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Got the rears replaced on mine. Sounds MUCH better but still a slight clunk/loose sound from front so apparently they need replaced too.

I’ve driven 2 other gen3 trucks and they felt solid with zero clunk. 6E2EEE82-0433-4BA1-95BE-93F762D38778.jpeg B880EB9E-8F4E-434B-A6F1-E6793C16ABA6.jpeg
 

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Just had my right front shock replaced by the dealership and it made a world of a difference. I was actually thinking about getting another truck because of the annoying clunking. Truck rides like my old Gen 2
I’m surprised they only replaced 1.

I’d definitely want both done as they are clearly a problem.
 

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They put chassis ears on them and the right front one was bad. I suspected the same as I felt it on the right side. They also replaced my drivers seat leather as it was coming apart.
 

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2nd time in the last year I've taken my truck to the dealer for this issue. 2 weeks ago the dealer finally agreed SSM 50972 was the cause of the rattle. Said the part was in stock & would be in within 2 days. Then I was told it was on backorder with release scheduled 01/26. On 01/26 was told the right front shock (ML3Z-18124-AP) is still on backorder with no clear ETA! So I picked up my broken truck after 2 weeks at the dealer! Priceless!!

I love the truck and have been patient up to this point through getting 3 wiring harnesses replaced, drive shaft recall, backup recall, tail gate opening recall, hounding the dealer to get 2 rear fender flairs replaced because of large gaps. Also upgraded to a 7/100 ESP warranty which they specifically told me I would receive rental car reimbursement. I'm still waiting on reimbursement from Ford Protect for my rental car in October. I'm losing my S$%T!
 
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