Q: Knocking front drivers side, slight lean.

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There appears to be a heavy knocking sound from front drivers side wheel/suspension under acceleration. The car has a very slight lean.....any idea?

My car has 21330 miles.
My car has a manual transmission. 1972 VW Beetle

Hi there. Check the suspension and see if it’s loose or has a broken bushing. A control arm will move back and forth when the vehicle is accelerated if the parts are loose or missing any bushings. If you need further assistance with your vehicle making a knocking noise, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

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