How do I know if my CV joint is broken?

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  • Boy Boyky
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    And drive slowly in full turns. And you should start hearing a clicking sound if your CV joints areMoreAnd drive slowly in full turns. And you should start hearing a clicking sound if your CV joints are bad and you can do it both.

    How do I know if my CV joint is broken?

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