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Knocking Noise

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by jjarvis, Feb 17, 2006.

  1. jjarvis

    jjarvis Member

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    Hi!

    I'm getting a wierd knocking noise when the wheels are turned and the car starts to move off.

    Coming from the front wheels area. Any ideas what it could be? Is it a common problem?
     
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  3. mas

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    Could be the famous suspension arms ?

    See Kris_tdi's thread
     
  4. mwarrey

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    Could be the cv joints
     
  5. jjarvis

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    Are either of these things expensive and shoulod I get it checked ASAP?
     
  6. Charlies604

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    CV Joint can be done urself, think the parts come in at £50-£60 per side.

    hope that helps...
     
  7. tubtub

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    [ QUOTE ]
    Are either of these things expensive and shoulod I get it checked ASAP?

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    Depends whether you're happy to drive knowing your car's suspension/drive train could fail at any time - luckily for me, when the front suspension collapsed on mine I was driving at 10mph.

    This thread might help: linky
     
  8. Broken Byzan

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    CV joint it sounds like, especially if its more evident when turning. Is it worse when you turn one way over the other? Does it get noisier the harder you accelerate?
     

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