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2014 GMC Acadia - left front clunk

Hi Ray,
2014 Acadia, 56k well maintained, gently driven, has developed a gradually increasing clunk in the left front. The dealer cannot diagnose, my regular shop says that it is “probably “ the strut failing, but they don’t want to just start replacing parts, u-know, diagnosis by replacement! It is getting louder and I’m concerned about further damage,and or my wife getting stranded.
HELP from beautiful Oregon!

I would check the front stabilizer end links.They do clunk when they go bad and are inexpensive to replace.

Thanks, will do!

Also, the sway bar bushings, if worn, can let that fat bar clunk around and make a deep sound like, well, a clunk.