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Q: What can be the problem when the car sometimes make this clicking noise when making a turn?

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My car seems to sometimes make this clicking sound when I make a turn. What can be the problem and also, did you fix tires?

A: Hello. If the noise only occurs when turnin...

Hello. If the noise only occurs when turning, it is typically caused by a failing CV axle. When one of the joints on the axle fails, it will start to make the noise you are hearing. I typically get the vehicle in the air and inspect the suspension and brakes for any other loose parts. If none, are found then it is the axle.

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