Turning the wheel back and forth makes noise

Tiny
TROY31
  • 2004 SATURN ION
  • 145,000 MILES

Vin #1G8AZ52F44Z226465. I can hear the noise when turning Thank you so much for your help

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Monday, October 10th, 2011 AT 2:13 AM

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Tiny
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When moving the steering wheel? Or when the steering wheel is turned and you are moving? If when turning the steering wheel, it is most likely a problem in the steering rack. If while the car is moving, it is most likely a CV Joint.

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Monday, October 10th, 2011 AT 2:16 AM
Tiny
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Yes, while moving forward and moving the wheel back and forth

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Monday, October 10th, 2011 AT 2:30 AM
Tiny
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See if you hear the noise while sitting still and moving the steering back and forth.

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Monday, October 10th, 2011 AT 2:50 AM
Tiny
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I don't hear it unless I'm moving

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Monday, October 10th, 2011 AT 2:53 AM
Tiny
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Bad CV joint. Look for the ripped one on the side you hear the noise from.

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Monday, October 10th, 2011 AT 3:05 AM
Tiny
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I would replace the sway bushings your car doesnt require you to replace the brackets its a late enough vin.

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Monday, October 10th, 2011 AT 3:08 AM
Tiny
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There is a bullentin for the sway bar bushings clunking I have replaced so many for clunking I have lost count. Very common on those cars.

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Monday, October 10th, 2011 AT 3:10 AM
Tiny
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Thank you so much, your advice is very much appreciated. Again, thank you

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Monday, October 10th, 2011 AT 3:16 AM
Tiny
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Your welcome thats what were here for keep us posted on how it goes.

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Monday, October 10th, 2011 AT 3:23 AM
Tiny
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I've replaced everything else, that's all that's left. I just didn't figure it was something so simple

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Monday, October 10th, 2011 AT 3:26 AM

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