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Here is one I have not seen. New noise from front suspension. Mainly while turning. Took a look and the sway bar bushing bracket is missing half of the bracket. Bolt is still tight and the bar moved to the front of the remaining bracket and was hitting the plastic radiator shroud. Very strange, I ordered replacement brackets and will replace.
 

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Here is one I have not seen. New noise from front suspension. Mainly while turning. Took a look and the sway bar bushing bracket is missing half of the bracket. Bolt is still tight and the bar moved to the front of the remaining bracket and was hitting the plastic radiator shroud. Very strange, I ordered replacement brackets and will replace.
That's really weird, are you the original owner?
 

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Yep, original owner. Changed the bushings to poly a few years ago. Looks like the rear bracket sheered above the bolt. There have been some big potholes.....
 

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Replacement parts came in today. 10 dollars for front and rear drivers side brackets. The original rear one sheered at the first curve above the bolt hole. Very strange. Looks like it happened a while back as it was not shiny. Did not notice any issues during my tire rotation and service a couple of months ago. Possible I missed it and then the sway bar shifted and I got the odd noise. Second issue with this car, brake switch and now this. Fingers crossed.



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Part Number
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451-323-02-40
Stabilizer Bar Rear Bracket, LEFT
$5.31




451-323-03-40
Stabilizer Bar Front Bracket, LEFT
$4.68








 
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