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    Drag link shot?

    I noticed this noise about a month ago when it was raining. I figured just some moisture had gotten in there and I sprayed it with WD-40 and the noise went away. Itís a lot worse now has anyone had this issue before?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ReneXXC View Post
    I noticed this noise about a month ago when it was raining. I figured just some moisture had gotten in there and I sprayed it with WD-40 and the noise went away. Itís a lot worse now has anyone had this issue before?





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    Being that it's visually popping, the joint is probably bad. But I've never heard a noise like that from a drag link end. Sure it's not a track bar bushing making the noise?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JTCO View Post
    Being that it's visually popping, the joint is probably bad. But I've never heard a noise like that from a drag link end. Sure it's not a track bar bushing making the noise?
    I installed a Rancho adjustable front track bar. Itís only a couple months old. I only hear that noise after a decent rainfall.

    I will replace the drag link right away. Is it safe to drive with the drag link like that?


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    Quote Originally Posted by ReneXXC View Post
    I installed a Rancho adjustable front track bar. Itís only a couple months old. I only hear that noise after a decent rainfall.

    I will replace the drag link right away. Is it safe to drive with the drag link like that?


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    Is it under warranty? That drag link play doesn't look that bad. I've driven on worse. But the sooner the better. Hopefully you'll feel your steering tighten up a little too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JTCO View Post
    Is it under warranty? That drag link play doesn't look that bad. I've driven on worse. But the sooner the better. Hopefully you'll feel your steering tighten up a little too.
    Just ordered the Synergy Drag link. Thanks for the help.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ReneXXC View Post
    Just ordered the Synergy Drag link. Thanks for the help.


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    Good call on the Synergy drag link. While you could have gotten the OE one replaced under warranty, the Synergy is much better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wayoflife View Post
    Good call on the Synergy drag link. While you could have gotten the OE one replaced under warranty, the Synergy is much better.
    Ya I might as well upgrade. Can the OEM be removed without a pickle fork?


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    Quote Originally Posted by ReneXXC View Post
    Ya I might as well upgrade. Can the OEM be removed without a pickle fork?


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    Since itís junk, yeah. If you were trying to save it though it would help. You might want one anyway just so you donít mangle something else prying it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scoobycarolanNC View Post
    Since itís junk, yeah. If you were trying to save it though it would help. You might want one anyway just so you donít mangle something else prying it out.
    Good point. First I will give it a good try without one


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    It will pop out with a pickle fork just like on Eddieís video but you have to whack it pretty hard with a BFH. I just got one from Harbor Freight. Donít know if they have those in Canada.


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