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Q: Car makes popping noise while turning

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Sometimes my car makes a popping noise when going over inclines or turning.

A: Hi there. If your car is making popping noi...

Hi there. If your car is making popping noises when turning or over inclines, there is probably a problem with the suspension. Common reasons for such noises may be, worn ball joints, worn suspensions bushings, or blown shocks. I would recommend having the vehicle driven and the suspension inspected by a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, so that the correct diagnosis and repairs can be made.

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