If coming from outside, it could be any sort of interference with the
steering rack or tie rod ends. A worn CV joint will make a clicking/
snapping noise when under load and in turns.
I've seen a few instances where the intermediate shaft would make a
muffled clunking noise, but this will typically occur on turns over
bumps and can also typically be reproduced when not moving just by
making small amplitude jerks of the steering wheel in either direction.
But evritinge the do will helps for a mound en then it returns. it
begins whit an soft veeling en then after that it will bee starker
wen the car is stand still with running engine and then turn the wheel
to the right you veel it also knocking, and it happens also when driving
The funniest part is, it happens only to the right
The car should be checked on a lift for anything contacting the
components that move when steering. Could be a fender liner
contacting a tire or even a zip-tie rubbing a rack boot. I even had
one car where someone decided it would be a good idea to bend the
retaining tabs on the brake hoses, causing the hose springs to catch
on the side splash shields when the steering wheel was turned.
Also, with the car safely in park with emergency brake applied, put
your head under the dash and turn the wheel back and forth. Does the
noise seem to be coming from inside? May be the intermediate shaft as
Unfortunately, I won't be able to answer with any certainty because
this problem could be caused by any number of things. If unable to
locate the issue yourself, you'll need to find a mechanic qualified to
do the diagnosis.
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