Q: Clicking sound coming from left front driver side wheel not just turning but going straight increases with speed 2007 dodge grand

asked by on

Clicking sound coming from front driver side wheel increases with speed,not just in turns but when going straight,sounds like when you put playing cards in spokes on your bicycle

My car has 160000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi There, It sounds like you may have a worn or failing CV joint that. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint is packed with grease and sealed tight with a rubber or plastic boot, that is held in place with two clamps. The most common problem with the CV joints is when the protective boot cracks or gets damaged. Once this happens, the grease comes out and moisture and dirt get in, causing the CV joint to wear faster and eventually fail due to lack of lubrication and corrosion. When the CV joint becomes damaged or worn, you may hear a clicking or popping sound coming from this area. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your location to diagnose and inspect your CV joints.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Clicking sound coming from left front driver side wheel not just turning but going straight increases with speed 2007 dodge grand

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Cannot pump gas except a small amount it will cut off like it is full. Gauge will show half full or full. Later it will show empty

There are a lot of things that can cause what you've described: a faulty fuel sending unit in the tank and the tank is actually full, a stick ORVR valve not allowing pressure in the tank to leave when fueling,...

Q: My car leaks oil and makes a loud sound when I drive.

Without more information and a vehicle inspection, it will not be possible to determine the exact cause of your concerns. A certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, will be able to pinpoint the source of the leak and sound firsthand...

Q: Vibrating and shaking after putting intake manifold gaskets

Oil leaking down into the spark plug wells can causes the plugs to short out to the cylinder head, yielding the misfire you are experiencing. Replacing your valve cover gaskets, the plugs, and cleaning out the spark plug wells, and...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...