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Q: Knocking sound when turning. Possibly suspension.

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When turning my steering wheel, my car makes a knocking/clicking noise. I was told by Meineke that it has something to do with the suspension. What's going on and how much will it cost to fix this?

A: It could be a tie rod end that is worn out....

It could be a tie rod end that is worn out. A technician could tell you exactly where the problem is coming from if you schedule an inspection of the clicking noise when you turn.

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