Very steady clicking coming from behind my steering wheel area?

Tiny
TIPJONES
  • MEMBER
  • 2011 HYUNDAI SONATA
  • 4 CYL
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 156,000 MILES
There is a very steady clicking coming from behind my steering wheel area, near the dashboard. It can be as much as three to four clicks per second but about two to three clicks per second 65% of the time. It went away for a while, but it seems to have started up again since it got cooler in the area recently.
Do you
have the same problem?
Yes
No
Monday, October 3rd, 2022 AT 9:23 PM

6 Replies

Tiny
TIPJONES
  • MEMBER
Clicking/Noise heard here.
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Monday, October 3rd, 2022 AT 9:27 PM
Tiny
KEN L
  • ADMIN
Thanks for the videos they help. This noise is caused by the blend door actuator which has had the gear stripped out, which is common. Here are the locations of the actuators so you can check it out, put you had on each one while the noise is occurring, and you can find the one that needs replacement. My guess is it will be the driver side mode actuator because it is right in the area the noise is being generated in. Check out the images (below). Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
+1
Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 AT 9:56 AM
Tiny
TIPJONES
  • MEMBER
Thank you! Is it something that should be fixed right away, given the longevity of the issue?
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, October 13th, 2022 AT 9:36 AM
Tiny
KEN L
  • ADMIN
Does everything in the car seem to work okay, no warning lights? If it's okay with not warning lights you should be okay.
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, October 13th, 2022 AT 3:08 PM
Tiny
TIPJONES
  • MEMBER
Yes, it s only the radio that went out almost a year ago and the starter was also giving me issues but that was recently fixed several months back.
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Thursday, October 13th, 2022 AT 4:04 PM
Tiny
KEN L
  • ADMIN
Yep, you should be good then. Replace the actuator when you are ready.
Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Saturday, October 15th, 2022 AT 11:45 AM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Sponsored links