Why does my car make a clicking noise when I turn?

1 Answer:
  • Firdaus Rosli
    Grinding or Clicking Noise when Turning Steering Wheel – Any sound such as a grinding, clicking, or rumbling sound when turning is often caused by a failing constant velocity or CV joint. CV joints allow the front wheels to receive power to move.
  • Is propeller shaft used in front-wheel drive?

    In vehicles, the engine is at the front then the front wheels of the vehicle are being driven. Whereas in some vehicles the engine is at the rear then the rear wheels are driving. To do this, a small propeller shaft is used to drive each wheel.6 sept 2021
  • What is the correct drive shaft angle?

    1 to 3 degrees
    Ideally, both driveshaft-operating angles will be 1 to 3 degrees. Anything over 3 degrees at the rear axle will shorten your universal joint's life and could create vibration. If your angle is larger than 3 degrees, you must make sure not to exceed max driveshaft RPM as shown on this Spicer table.
  • How is a constant velocity joint checked?

    Place one hand on each side of the CV joint and twist the axle back and forth in opposite directions. If it feels excessively sloppy or makes clicking sounds, the joint needs to be replaced.
  • What are CV joints and boots?

    A front-wheel car will have four CV joints, each covered by a boot. CV joints are covered by rubber or plastic boots. Known as a CV boot or drive axle boot, these parts are responsible for keeping the joints lubricated and preventing dirt and water from getting in. Unfortunately, this is a part that sometimes fails.31 ene 2016
  • What happens when CV joints are worn?

    A most common symptom of a badly-worn outer CV joint is a clicking or popping noise when turning. Usually the noise gets louder when accelerating in turns. In worst cases, a badly-worn outer CV joint can even disintegrate while driving. This will make your car undriveable.17 ene 2018