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Old 08 Jun 2009, 06:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Knocking noise when I turn steering wheel left

Hi everyone
Am new to Scoobies and recently bought my first one. A 99 reg 2.0L Sports Sportswagon Its standard apart from being lowered.
All was well when I test drove the car, but now it's making knocking noises when I turn the steering wheel to the left. No knocking noise when I turn right.
Does anyone know what's the problem is and is it expensive to fix?
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Hi everyone
Am new to Scoobies and recently bought my first one. A 99 reg 2.0L Sports Sportswagon Its standard apart from being lowered.
All was well when I test drove the car, but now it's making knocking noises when I turn the steering wheel to the left. No knocking noise when I turn right.
Does anyone know what's the problem is and is it expensive to fix?
Hi their could you bring it to a car park drive it slow and lock the steering full left if the knock is on the right side it more than likely the outer cv joint on the right is it clicking aswell then vice versa if you lock full right and if it knocking from the left the outer cv joint then on that side is worn also stop the car lock car full left and full right looking at the locked full turn wheel at cv boots are they cut any grease coming out of them? and do you get any knocks driving at 50-60mph and any vibrations as they signs of inner cv joints worn????????????
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Re: Knocking noise when I turn steering wheel left

Thanks dudes. The knocking noise seems to come from the right when I turn left and I do see a cv joint boot with slight split in it, but that's on the left inner joint.
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Thanks dudes. The knocking noise seems to come from the right when I turn left and I do see a cv joint boot with slight split in it, but that's on the left inner joint.
Great thats your prob bud the inner one with the split in it just get a mechanic to give it a fast once over but say thats the problem
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