Knocking Noise From Front Wheel When Turning

It also makes the noise if the car is off and i move the steering wheel there is a clunk type noise. Typically, wheel bearings emit a droning sound when they load up - for example, on a left hand bend, there's pressure on the right side bearings, so they start to wail - and vice-versa. Just like all other car parts, bushings wear out. Only when you are driving relatively slowly around bends on rough surfaces do you get the knock. Both front wheel bearings have been replaced, rotors and brakes too. On the entry and exit mode is noticeable in forward motion and reverse. It is coming out from the front driver side of the wheel of something. The shop said it might be a differential tooth has broke off. This just started (or I noticed it) two days ago while driving to campus. Knocking Noise When Turning Wheel Has anyone had this problem?, if the car is idle and you turn the stering wheel there is a knocking noise coming from the front passenger wheel? 15th September 2008, 07:32 #2. Now the steering column makes a "knocking" sound while turning the wheel from 0-10mph, especially at a stop, while engine is on. I only of course notice it at slow speeds (upon parking or making a U-turn). When I turn the steering wheel, there seems to be a knocking sound (sounds like a metal drum being tapped - "konk konk"). I have a clicking or slight knocking noise from front driver's side wheel area. the noise seems to start around 20mph, but if you make a right turn it goes away. If setting still with the engine running and turning the wheel left and right causes a slight knocking noise, only with slight turning left or right not full quarter degree turns, this is an indication of something in the steering column itself or the joint at the rack. I have ruled out CV issues because I have no clicking sound when under tight turns. Tie rods keep the front tires running in the same direction, and are connected to the wheels by an articulating bearing, which pivots to allow an arc-shape movement of the front wheels. When I had new tyres fitted the noise disappeared. A couple of weeks ago I noticed a slight knocking noise coming from the passenger front wheel area mainly when I was turning toward the right. Knocking Noise When Turning Wheel Has anyone had this problem?, if the car is idle and you turn the stering wheel there is a knocking noise coming from the front passenger wheel? 15th September 2008, 07:32 #2. It also makes the noise if the car is off and i move the steering wheel there is a clunk type noise. This will also remove the VCU, which maybe the root cause of the problem. Not really clear yet if this is a single clunck/knock type noise, ie, once per turn in. knocking when straight at low speed and then can feel it again at 70+ through the steering wheel. I own a (2000) Ford Focus and only recently I have started hearing a clunking/knocking sound from under the car after checking everything I could, I have now found that the sound comes when I turn the steering wheel from side to side. I say questionable because the noise is still there. Ive sent it into the mechanic and he said its all looking good, but yet the knocking is still there. The noise is a single knock as I reach lock and then another knock as I start turning back. Just like all other car parts, bushings wear out. FRONT END POPPING NOISE CURE. It is coming out from the front driver side of the wheel of something. RE: Strange noise when making a turn IP: Logged Message: Dear Squeaky, I have heard that the 2000 and up Dak's are famous for bad ball joints. It only seems to happen when I'm turning the steering wheel. Even while moving at low speeds if I turn the wheel quickly in either direction I can hear or feel the knocking. No difference. For the last seven day's, my car's developed a knocking noise, coming from the front driver's side, at first I thought it was the break discs / pads but they seem fine, I took it to a garage just now and at first they could not see anything wrong underneath, nothing was knocking or making a noise when moved around. Took the Flex out later that night and had a knocking noise under braking (noise went away under 25 mph and coming from the front driver side). I had replaced ball joints, sway bar links, inner tie rods, and outer tie rods. Same problem, both tie rod ends were broken. The carbon paste isn't too expensive, maybe $10 - $20 max, and if it doesn't solve your problem it wouldn't be like you spent hundreds of dollars trying to figure it out. It does not happen all time. I also made sure that its level. I will intermittently get the same sound when accelerating hard/braking hard. Knocking sound from left front wheel Hi Gents I need some help please, when driving lets say 80km/h and I take my foot off the gas slightly there is a knocking noise coming from the left front wheel, the best I can describe it is it sounds like the drive shaft is loose within the actual axle. Knocking on front wheel when turning left? Motoring. After leaving the car for 12 days I discovered they did not fix anything. Upon turning I hear a loud clicking or clunking noise coming from the right front wheel. i am having a noise that sounds like metal bending, grinding, scraping and somtimes knocking noise from the front right wheel brake. Typically CV issues are most noticeable during "parking lot maneuvers" ie, slow full-turn while moving forward and backward. Then it goes away. Sometime, I can get the the noise to occur by standing on the step and manually rocking the coach back and forth a good bit. It also does it on a right turn, just not as loud. Mercedes C200 (& others) knocking noise at rear - Diagnosis, if you hear a thudding or knocking noise from the rear of your vehicle you will want to find out what is the cause pretty quickly as the constant noise will soon drive you mad!. I have had an issue in my s60 for the past few months, it seems to get worse when it is cold out. Only when you are driving relatively slowly around bends on rough surfaces do you get the knock. Anyone have any ideas? It also happens when backing out of the driveway turning the wheel then accelerating forward. However, if there is any problem with the engine or other parts, the car will make different types of noises. - turn the steering wheel to either left or right and suddenly turn to the oposite direction - going straight and make a sudden, slight left or right turn (when going slowly of course), I hear a "knocking" noise coming from the steering wheel column. Whilst there i noticed some grease/oil on the swivel pin housing. After all the front end work I did a couple of weeks ago, now I am getting a loud knocking noise from the right front just going down the road. Re: Knocking sound from right front wheel when steering. But check all the same jic. I had similar problem as yours but dun know if it's the same. Typically this presents as a distinct 'clicking' noise. Again, not an issue turning either way--noise is at its greatest going straight and turning left, with maybe a slight decrease in volume turning right (front right wheel. Constant velocity (CV) joints are found in all kinds of vehicles, _not_ just front wheel drive cars. Mechanic 1. The noise only occurs when I'm completely stopped and then start accelerating and then if I make slight left or right turn, but only below about 15mph. Seriously though I need help ahahah I have a C200 Kompressor W203 2002 MY03 Sedan, and I've noticed when I go up my drive way a bit quicker there is like a clunk from the front right hand wheel area (I live in a country with right hand drive) The tyres are wearing evenly so its not something specific, there is no shaking or noise on highway driving or when i hit road imperfections. The timeframe in which damage occurs is linked to driving conditions and/or the mechanical practices that were followed at installation. Lastly they want to replace the output shaft seals. I then lifted the car and let the car drop down to the floor and I tightened the three mount nuts on both sides to 59 ft lbs. I had an issues with mine but it sounded like rubbing or like what it sounds like when your in four wheel low trying to turn with big tires. And yet another way is to jack one rear wheel up, get a big socket on the hub nut, 34mm IRC, and a 24" power bar then with the hand brake off try to turn the raised wheel. its a new truck and a shame it is. -I have new front brakes on the car in the last ~30-50K and they still look decent-I put new wheel bearings on both the front passenger and drivers side in the last ~40K. If the car is. I too, hear that knocking noise whenever I turn my steering wheel to the left or right when I am in a stationary postion or driving very slow, or hitting a small bump. With about 5K miles on it I started noticing a clunk clunk sound coming from what sounds like the passanger side. I removed the entire prop shaft, from where it starts at the front of the car, to the rear diff. The tiniest imperfection causes little knocks or bumps. This clunking noise will become louder and more frequent over time. Has a tacataca to it if that makes since. Mileage or year has nothing to do with breakdowns. When I'm turning the wheel - left or right - a few " flat " clicking noise coming from the front. The noise sounds like an unbalanced wheel. Usually my sound was only at low speed, when i was turning the wheel. In general, your bike should not be making a lot of noise. I am concerned about the road worthiness of the vehicle. I have removed and reinstalled both front shock/strut assemblies just to make sure everything was tight and in tact. This will also remove the VCU, which maybe the root cause of the problem. Condition #1 Some customers may comment on a rattle or knocking noise that is heard in the front of the vehicle while driving at low speeds 8-24 km/h (5-15 mph). After all the front end work I did a couple of weeks ago, now I am getting a loud knocking noise from the right front just going down the road. YACT: Knocking noise after hitting pot hole. It does not happen all time. comforumshowthread. She had gotten into a wreck and discovered the problem with the knocking. Mercury Mariner Knock/Pop Noise from the Steering Column when Turning - 62 reports. After leaving the car for 12 days I discovered they did not fix anything. Subaru Forester knocking noise when turning. This sounds like what my car is doing, a clunking sound at slow speed when turning. Front driver side wheel area has a tapping or knocking noise when going straight or turning right. It doesn't seem to be altering the performance. There was a major knocking sound and you could feel movement in the steering wheel when the car was transistioning over a speed bump or into a driveway. Suspension Knocking clunking noise from front end at low speed If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Steering and suspension parts cause a dull thud-type of knocking. Well I was driving home today and I notice a loud knocking noise from the front driver side wheel whenever I make a left turn. They said it was a top bearing and there is also an insulator for the bottom of the spring where it locates in the strut. Some vehicles may exhibit a knocking / squeaking noise from the front shock absorber when driving on rough roads and/or when turning the steering wheel while the vehicle is stopped. When you have high tech vehicles as with todays rides as opposed to yester year vehicles,. A constant rumbling noise coming from one front wheel, that changes as you go faster or slower, will often be a worn wheel bearing. Guess they were talking about a bearing? I’ll make a better vid of the noise when turing and moving. Car is completely stock. It's a knocking noise in the front right wheel well when I go over any kind of bumps, even cracks or cracks that were covered up by tar. turf mode, two wheel and all wheels turning. Knocking sound when Turning I need some advice please. Two days ago, a knocking sound started to be heard, coming from the front right tire. Some vehicles may exhibit a knocking / squeaking noise from the front shock absorber when driving on rough roads and/or when turning the steering wheel while the vehicle is stopped. ? My Toyota Corolla 06 with 140k miles has been emitting an odd sound from the front of the car, Its hard to pinpoint exactly where but its from the driver side wheel area. We have an 07 Prius with around 150,000 miles on it. I removed the entire prop shaft, from where it starts at the front of the car, to the rear diff. - turn the steering wheel to either left or right and suddenly turn to the oposite direction - going straight and make a sudden, slight left or right turn (when going slowly of course), I hear a "knocking" noise coming from the steering wheel column. it sounds like the pads or calipers are touching the. Very odd noise while making "hard" right turns My wagon has been doing this now for about 2 months now, and I can't figure out what the noise is. I have noticed some vibration in the steering wheel between 55-65mph. I hear a subtle knocking noise from the front passenger wheel well when going over bumps and turning right or left. The noise only occurs when the steering wheel is in the straight ahead position and sounds like the noise is in the left suspension of the vehicle or directly in front of the driver. If it happens as you turn the wheel then it might be the steering rack, but I don't think that's what you're describing. Thumping / knocking sound coming from driver side wheel area. Not sure if that's what your hearing. Have now noticed it knocks when I turn the wheel usually right. You can feel that the tire is knocking in a 'sine wave' fashion when turning. Only when you are driving relatively slowly around bends on rough surfaces do you get the knock. don't know what was the problem. A likely cause for the noise, reports Mini, is the power steering pump bracket making contact with the rack & pinion gear. put this here because not knowing where else, i have a noise in my front end, sounds like tire noise, but is not, rotated tires, checked air, not brakes, but it is like a howling or growling, been there a while, does not affect anything, checked gearboxes and front end. The knock was prevalent at first backing out of garage and turning a medium left turn then a single daily knock that disappeared for the rest of the driving day till I parked for a few hours. I noticed a really strange noise coming from the front wheels yesterday. Almost like your even scared to drive it when In a turn. Every time the car is parked for a little bit, when I get in, start it, and pull off, turning the wheel in either direction, I hear and feel a popping/clicking noise coming from the right front. don't know what was the problem. Audi A4 B8: Why Is There an Annoying Noise in the Front End? This article will walk you through the diagnostic process so you can track down the most probable source of front end suspension noise problems and fix them. Its not when I shift into reverse but about five feet after Im already moving. It's most likely to be the cv joint at the front left wheel (correction, u need to establish whether the knock comes from the left or right front wheel). A drop of light oil at each intersection will generally stop the sound. Do any of you legacy gurus know what's going on? Please help. A knocking started on my car about a week ago, first it was fairly quiet and only when turning sharp rights but it got worse and worse and now it is really bad. I have a knocking sound coming from the front end when I turn the wheel all the way to the right or left. It does not make a noise when my foot is on the gas or breaks and the noise gets faster/slower depending on the speed. Also, gently pull and push on the steering wheel, see if it moves in and out or side to side. Car clicking noise while turning is very common in front wheel drive vehicles, in fact, at one point in my automotive career, I was fixing this noise on several different cars per day. I can say with certainty that you have potentially a deadly problem that you need to get checked out ASAP. Typically, wheel bearings emit a droning sound when they load up - for example, on a left hand bend, there's pressure on the right side bearings, so they start to wail - and vice-versa. I looked at the CV joints and they look to be in-tact and in good shape and it's not making a constant sound when turning--only once or twice. final drive assembly was scored, replaced. If it happens as you turn the wheel then it might be the steering rack, but I don't think that's what you're describing. Its an X reg XEi. T-SB-0034-13 (Steering Intermediate Shaft Noise) Quote: Some 2008 - 2013 model year Highlander and Highlander HV vehicles may exhibit a clunk, pop, or knock-type noise when turning the steering wheel left or right. Steering and suspension parts cause a dull thud-type of knocking. The shop said it might be a differential tooth has broke off. If setting still with the engine running and turning the wheel left and right causes a slight knocking noise, only with slight turning left or right not full quarter degree turns, this is an indication of something in the steering column itself or the joint at the rack. Clicking, ticking noise while turning a a good sign of a bad CV joint. To pin the blame on the front TCA rear bushes, you could try parking on level ground with handbrake on but out of gear. I removed the entire prop shaft, from where it starts at the front of the car, to the rear diff. This is my first Toyota that I have owned. I have noticed that I have a knocking noise when I turn full lock or full opposite lock. Typically, the noise associated with a wheel bearing that's gone bad is a grinding noise, and you would mostly hear this noise when you were trying to turn the vehicle in either direction. It still makes the knocking noise when turning left, both when the steering wheel is steady in a turn and with the steering wheel still turning during a turn. This helped quite a bit, but I still occassionally get the clunk when I turn the steering wheel. turf mode, two wheel and all wheels turning. A knocking noise coming from the front of the vehicle when driving between 9 and 12 mph over rough roads. This is my first Toyota that I have owned. X5 in the shop with knocking noise front left Took the X5 in with intermitten knocking noise when you drive into a raised driveway or turning hard and BMW can't find the problem. It could be, but thats not what i'd look at first. Another way to test is to do the above but on gravel, if the rear wheel on the inside of the turn is skidding then that another way to tell. The noise occurs whenever I turn the wheel left or right, doesn't matter if the car is moving or not. The noise starts after the vehicle is driven at least 15-20 miles. There is issued a Technical Service Bulletin, cars affected within VIN range 31000001 - 71004117, with symptom description: "Knocking noise while turning the steering wheel, or banging noise when driving on. No difference. Just yesterday my truck started making a light guage friction sound (like when your brake pads are getting worn out, it is not the pads they have plenty left I already checked) but it only happens in 2 wheel drive. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who performed a diagnostic that located the failure at the front end passenger side axle. Or if its a repeated ticking/knocking sound, ie, from something rotating, at engine speed or otherwise. Average repair cost is $290 at 64,300 miles. It could be the wheel bearings, or maybe the bottom bracket. Never hear the noise other than in those odd situations. Its like a knock-knock-knock-knock. The noise was not coming clearly from the top of the strut, however, I could see and feel the tire and strut (in the wheel well) slowly shuttering as the wheel turned left and right. knocking when straight at low speed and then can feel it again at 70+ through the steering wheel. The car has been making a quiet knocking sound on the front wheels for quite a while, especially when turning corners. Knocking noise while turning. The otherday we turned a corner and there was what sounded, and felt like a twang on the front right wheel. if the knocking is only on the drivers side when you turn to the right then it sounds like you have a drivers side front wheel bearing that needs replacing. i have noticed that dust seal on the front axle is out (and has been for a while). When I pulled on it hard it made the same noise as driving it. The problem I can't seem to find is the knocking sound when I make a sharp right turn. Now I have had the discs and pads renewed at the advice of 2 different garages to try and resolve the problem (that hasn't worked) Any ideas?. Has anyone experienced this type of problem on their Jeep and maybe can share some guidance as to where I can look to solve this problem. I have a clicking or slight knocking noise from front driver's side wheel area. I cannot say with certainty what your exact problem is. There is a knocking when turning tight to the right, and a slight knocking when coming over speed bumps and kerbs. This clunking noise will become louder and more frequent over time. My other half just had a knock in front suspension fixed at Holden. The culprit could be bad tie rods if the knocking sound is accompanied by a loose or wobbly steering wheel when brakes are applied. We have a mystery: there's a clunking sound from our right front wheel when we turn, but our mechanic can't figure out why - he says the axle, struts and ball joint there all look fine. hope someone has an explanation and a solution. I only hear the noise at low speeds (less than 10mph), when driving over small bumps. , signum 2003 knock under wheel, vectra c anti roll bar knocking, Signum knock when wiggle steering wheel, vectra c front knock turning left iver bump, vectra c knocking on offside wheel when , knocking on front wheel vectra c , vectra c noise on passenger side, front pipe knocking on vectra c, https:www. Every time the car is parked for a little bit, when I get in, start it, and pull off, turning the wheel in either direction, I hear and feel a popping/clicking noise coming from the right front. Re: knocking noise from front wheel when reversing One way to test if your CV joint is faulty is to do a U turn (with the steering turned to the max); if it makes a clacking noise (like shaking a coke can with a marble inside it), then its pretty much a faulty CV joint. When out of four wheel drive there is no problem or noise whatsoever. A drop of light oil at each intersection will generally stop the sound. I did NOT replace any ball joint. Dealer acknowledged problem and said nissan was working on a solution to strut bearing problem. hello i have a xsara Picasso hdi 2l 2003 plate, my problem is each time i turn a corner (especially turning right) i get a knocking sound as if something is loose, i can go over speed bumps perfect with no noise, its just when cornering and if the corner im turning has few bumps in road its worse. was good for about 2 weeks and now "knocking" sound is back. The sound seems to be coming from the firewall area. But I am no stranger to the noise. I was thinking it may be a bad ball joint, tie rod, or something in the steering linkage, but a quick inspection didn't reveal anything obvious to me. Thoughts?. I cannot replicate the knocking sound by pushing it (tried all 4 corners). Never left or even when I am driving straight. It was very faint, but now it happens all of the time. I am concerned about the road worthiness of the vehicle. Anti-sway bar links will cause a metallic banging noise and center bushings usually cause a thumping that is best heard at low speeds. Hey, I have an EF 6 cyl that has been sitting for a while, just started driving it again and theres a thumping/knocking noise coming from the front front of the car, can feel a kind of kick under the footrest drivers side. It's odd though that I don't think I've ever gotten it from turning the wheel from left to right. I also made sure that its level. It also does it on a right turn, just not as loud. I am having a knocking/clicking noise coming from the front end when I turn the steering wheel. Once the car is in motion, the "knocking" stops however when I'm driving on bumpy or uneven roads you can hear "knocking" in the steering column. When these joints wear, the play in the ball and socket will produce a clunking or knocking. There is a lot of creaking in the front end when backing up and moving forward at a slow speed. Average repair cost is $290 at 64,300 miles. Suspension Knocking clunking noise from front end at low speed If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. This just started (or I noticed it) two days ago while driving to campus. When out of four wheel drive there is no problem or noise whatsoever. And while noises are often harmless, like a dry chain or some brake rub, it’s best to locate the source of the noise as soon as it. This does not occur when I turn right. We had to have the front suspension repaired 3 times in the first 5,000 miles. But to be sure, lift the front of the car on jacks and grab. also if the bearing is bad enough you won`t have to turn much to get the noise. Has anyone experienced this type of problem on their Jeep and maybe can share some guidance as to where I can look to solve this problem. Mini — Knocking Noise Under Front of Vehicle. It doesn't clunk when im driving along, but it does when i turn the wheel suddenly to the lkeft. im the second owner and i failry sure that the truck was never put in 4x4. Tie rods keep the front tires running in the same direction, and are connected to the wheels by an articulating bearing, which pivots to allow an arc-shape movement of the front wheels. Also when I am at a stop I can feel the vehicle vibrate for a a few seconds and hoping this is nothing major. 5 on front,1 inch on rear. In no way does it effect my turning or driving, it just worries me that there could be a big problem. With the hood up and the engine running to help with turning the wheel I literally put my ear to the top of the strut and I put my hand on it as well. If its the former its very much going to be suspension bushes, ball joints, etc. The issue is that once I have done a motorway drive (exceeding 70mph) a knocking noise occurs from the front right wheel (or that general area) which can be heard once slowing down to below 40 mph and is frequent to the speed the wheels are turning (the slower the wheels turn the slower the knocking occurs). Axles/Left front axle - The wheels of the vehicle turn on the front axle and the axle supports the weight of the vehicle. The noise may be due to: upper front strut bearing (A) damage. This can also help when it comes to diagnosing which wheel is causing the noise and has the bad wheel bearing. The noise originates in the front right - presumably from the wheel. Anyone have any ideas? It also happens when backing out of the driveway turning the wheel then accelerating forward. It has 150,000 miles on it. bought drop links nearly a year ago but only fitted them about 4 to 5 months ago. I had the wheel off this morning and tightened up a little bit of play in the bearing. So i changed the front cv axles and there is still a knocking sound. I own a (2000) Ford Focus and only recently I have started hearing a clunking/knocking sound from under the car after checking everything I could, I have now found that the sound comes when I turn the steering wheel from side to side. Now the first or second week of having the van I got a knocking / springing noise from what seems the o/s front when turning left only had it 3 or 4 time's then nothing, I just thought it might be something settling/bedding in. There is one knock with each rotation of the wheel that can be felt a little bit through the steering wheel. The sound happens when the car just finished the speed bump and is bouncing back up. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who performed a diagnostic that located the failure at the front end passenger side axle. also if the bearing is bad enough you won`t have to turn much to get the noise. Also when I am at a stop I can feel the vehicle vibrate for a a few seconds and hoping this is nothing major. EDIT: gah, the above answerer is spot on, likely you've got a knackered CV joint (assuming the car is front wheel drive). Loud banging noise from front left wheel For several months my car has had a fairly rough vibration while turning right, and only while accelerating. Its really bad when turning the steering wheel left and right when the cart is not moving. Front tires are 275/65/20, some trimming was done on the plastic wheel liners. The steering knuckles and control arms are able to sustain movement with the help of ball joints. Knocking sound from left front wheel Hi Gents I need some help please, when driving lets say 80km/h and I take my foot off the gas slightly there is a knocking noise coming from the left front wheel, the best I can describe it is it sounds like the drive shaft is loose within the actual axle. We've got a clunking sound coming from the front driver's wheel. The knock was prevalent at first backing out of garage and turning a medium left turn then a single daily knock that disappeared for the rest of the driving day till I parked for a few hours. any ideas what could be causing the knocking? also i just replaced the front end sway bar links. This type of noise is commonly caused by a front strut thrust bearing damaged due to water intrusion. To fix it, pull off the front wheel, take out the. Has anyone encountered a "knocking" noise in their 06 Odyssey? Started about 4 weeks ago (45K) when I break or turn there is a "knocking" noise (not all the time but enough to notice), took it to repair shop and they said it is not the brakes and they put it up on the rack and tightened all the bolts. Knocking sound when Turning I need some advice please. wondering if thats the problem. The whining noise mostly arises due to a loose power steering belt. Problems, Maintenance, and Repair (Gen 3) Front-end noise during right turns. After I got my car back from being repaired all was well, but recently it has developed a noticable creaking sound when I turn the steering wheel when stationary, and also when pulling off in a straight line. It would not make the noise while turning just going straight. I also read somewhere that someone had a problem with their steering rack also when they had this clunking noise. There was a major knocking sound and you could feel movement in the steering wheel when the car was transistioning over a speed bump or into a driveway. It could be, but thats not what i'd look at first. Once all was fitted no more noise…HURRAY! And for some humor, we decided to attach a GoPro to the wheel well to see if we could better hear where the knocking noise was coming from. The noise sounds like an unbalanced wheel. Steering and suspension parts cause a dull thud-type of knocking. (CX-5 and Mazda6) stick/slip between the front strut bearing and coil spring. You will only have front wheel drive, but if its not an issue leave it like it till you get to the bottom of it. The noise is at very low revs at low speed and sounds like the exhaust knocking on the underside of the vehicle. I had to go back because of wheel wobble at high speed - on investigation they found the alloy wheel had a small buckle on the inner rim so I presume this may have. It does not do it all the time. If setting still with the engine running and turning the wheel left and right causes a slight knocking noise, only with slight turning left or right not full quarter degree turns, this is an indication of something in the steering column itself or the joint at the rack. Already sent for inspection and the SC confirmed that the driveshaft and steering rack is fine and find no faults with them. When turning at low speeds 1 - 5 mph I get this knocking/popping sounds from what I think would be the knuckle or maybe somewhere in the steering column. 2013 Ford Explorer Limited/ Clunking Noise coming from front end!!!! I am posting this because there is really no posts about the clunking noise problem I had with my 2013 Explorer. The most important problem was a clunking/knocking/buckling noise in the front end when turning the wheel. These conditions may be more noticeable when turning at low speeds on rough road surfaces. Would it be the suspension or someth. I have noticed some vibration in the steering wheel between 55-65mph. It could be, but thats not what i'd look at first. Just like when we were all little and put a playing card on our bike spokes, my front left tire is making the same type of noise while driving (soft clicking). You will only have front wheel drive, but if its not an issue leave it like it till you get to the bottom of it. It only knocks when turning sharply, example - turning left at an intersection doesn't cause the noise, turning into a driveway does. It's most likely to be the cv joint at the front left wheel (correction, u need to establish whether the knock comes from the left or right front wheel). but the noise is only created if i accelerate, because if i go round a corner with no acceleration or cruiseing, there is no noise. Lastly they want to replace the output shaft seals. Im getting a knock when turning from left to right or right/left from what sounds like the front left of the car. #6 - Bad Ball Joints. It only happen with sharp turns. bought drop links nearly a year ago but only fitted them about 4 to 5 months ago. Not sure if that's what your hearing. EDIT: gah, the above answerer is spot on, likely you've got a knackered CV joint (assuming the car is front wheel drive). Sound does not happen turning left. Please Guide Me?. QUESTION: I have a sort of knocking noise that seems to come from the front left side of my Honda Accord. i dont know if i have a problem with mine or if i just didnt notice it when it was brand new. Noticed that a noise that has slowly developed and got worse the past week and seems to be coming from my drivers side front wheel arch. With the hood up and the engine running to help with turning the wheel I literally put my ear to the top of the strut and I put my hand on it as well. The front struts, shocks and stabilizer bushing has been replaced last 2 months ago. Front driver side wheel area has a tapping or knocking noise when going straight or turning right. Firt time I took it to the dealer, they didn't find anything wrong. I only really get it while stopped, low speed (sub 15-20), or sub ~35 if doing some really aggressive driving like autocross or something. put this here because not knowing where else, i have a noise in my front end, sounds like tire noise, but is not, rotated tires, checked air, not brakes, but it is like a howling or growling, been there a while, does not affect anything, checked gearboxes and front end. A differential will make a whirring, whining or growling noise if one of the bearings is worn or the ring and pinion gears are worn or meshing improperly. Please can somebody help me with a problem I am experiencing on my 2008 (58) SR180. Bruno: Link Fixed. Just wondering if anybody could help me with this? I'vd just drove home from work and i've got a knocking noise when i turn the steering wheel at low speed and when stopped and going over a speed hump like the metal has run out of oil or somethinglike a clunk every now and again. A knocking noise heard while driving straight ahead on vehicles built prio r to the VIN#s listed may be corrected by replacing the steering gear rack bearing and spring with a service kit #26063086 $9. QUESTION: I have a sort of knocking noise that seems to come from the front left side of my Honda Accord. Problems, Maintenance, and Repair (Gen 3) Front-end noise during right turns. This tells me that it might not be the drum that is causing that noise but something else. The problem:-In the last two weeks my car started making a "knocking" noise which changes with the car's speed. Suspected CV axle. I had SPC UCAs installed and corrected the alignment issue, but now I have a slight popping/ clunking noise coming from the front driver side. The problem was a mysterious front end popping noise emanating from the front drivers side suspension area of my 96 Auto TT. At first the knocking sound ceased but after sometime it came back. Has anyone encountered a "knocking" noise in their 06 Odyssey? Started about 4 weeks ago (45K) when I break or turn there is a "knocking" noise (not all the time but enough to notice), took it to repair shop and they said it is not the brakes and they put it up on the rack and tightened all the bolts. Also when I put the truck in reverse and start backing up I hear one loud clunk as Im backing up. There is issued a Technical Service Bulletin, cars affected within VIN range 31000001 - 71004117, with symptom description: "Knocking noise while turning the steering wheel, or banging noise when driving on. Replaced drivers side strut mount.