Suspension Noise problems of the 1997 Ford Explorer

Three problems related to suspension noise have been reported for the 1997 Ford Explorer. The most recently reported issues are listed below.

car   Suspension Noise problem 1
Failure Date: 11/10/2009

The contact owns a 1997 Ford Explorer. When she started the vehicle there was a clicking sound and the vehicle begin swaying from back and forth. The contact stated that the right front sway bar link was broken and sheared. A mechanic looked under the vehicle and observed that the bar was broken. The dealer was contacted and confirmed that recall# 00v402000 component: suspension is related; however, the VIN does not apply to the recall. The failure mileage was 126,000.

car   Suspension Noise problem 2
Failure Date: 02/28/2001

Squeaking noise would come from front suspension system while driving. Vehicle been to the dealer on three occasions, and the problem still reoccurring. Feel free to provide any further information.

car   Suspension Noise problem 3
Failure Date: 01/18/2001

While driving could hear popping noise coming from bottom of vehicle. Had taken vehicle to repair shop, and they said it was a problem with suspension.

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