Q: Knocking sound coming from front of car.

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I hear a knocking sound coming from under the front end.

Knocking in the front end of your vehicle could be coming from a faulty suspension component. There are many moving parts that can wear over time. It would be best to enlist the help of a trusted mechanic to check your suspension components for any wear and replace the component that is causing the clunking sound.

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