What could be the cause of a rattling sound from the front end of a 2000 Lincoln LS?
It is your heat shield making the rattling , you can go to lube xpress are anywhere with a lift. They can take that off easily for you. Another rattling problem: My 2000 Ls sounded as if the front end was falling off when I hit small potholes or while driving on rough surfaces. I found that the front anti sway bar bushing was worn allowing movement. It wasn't noticeable by hand. The bushing are not available for replacement they come as part of the sway bar itself. I purchased one at a local Ford dealer for $125.00 It took 6 hours for me to replace it and had to pull it out from the drive side wheel well. It was very cumbersome to do but it eliminated the rattling completely.
What would cause a rattling sound under the front of your car which is a Ford Taurus wagon and cause extreme inner tire wear on the front?
without looking at/hearing/feeling anything i would first guess at bad struts. these can cause the extreme wear(as can a few other normal less expensive things like camber/toe settings) but would also be the cause of some rattling. again, rattling could be coming from many other things but im venturing to guess you have bad struts. unless the rattling happens only when turning. then you probably have bad cv joints etc. and the tire wear could…