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Old 06-30-2004, 09:37 PM   #1
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popping in the front end

i am having a problem with the front end. every time i hit a little bump or sometimes on a turn i hear a popping sound. does anyone know what might cause this and how to fix it.


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Old 06-30-2004, 11:37 PM   #2
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Sounds like the cv joints. Try turning all the way to each side in a parking lot. If it pops while doing this it's probably the cv joints.
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does sound like the cv joints if it is only doing it when u turn the wheel and accelerate... i believe thats ur prob
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Check if the CV joint boots are torn, most likely an outer boot. If a boot is torn, replacing the entire half shaft is the best way to go. If there is no apparent damage, try jacking up one front wheel at a time and see if there is any noise or uneven resistanse when turning a wheel. Wheel bearings can be sensistive to turning also, so try to wiggle each wheel vertically as well.
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