1990 Volkswagen Golf Strange sound when I turn

Tiny
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  • 1990 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
1990 Volkswagen Golf Manual

When I accelerate through turns from a full stopped position I heara clacking sound. It sounds like its coming from the front axel, but I dont know for sure. Any ideas?
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Sunday, December 21st, 2008 AT 6:30 AM

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Tiny
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This noise is the CV axle that is clicking. This is common when they fail and the repair is to replace them or rebuild them. They are pretty cheap so I would just replace it.

Here is a couple guides that will help with this:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/clicking-sound

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/replace-cv-axle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XeqT-_fwVQg

Below is the info from the manual that will give additional details on how to replace this. Please let us know if you have other questions. Thanks
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Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 AT 4:07 PM

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