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4 WD clunking and clicking sound when turning left or right

When engaged in 4WD my 94 MPV van now makes this sound especially when turning sharp, steering wheel also made 2 quick jerks to the left when drivinghill at about 30 KMph in 4WD yesterday. Is this a worn CV in the 4WD driveshaft?? Repair Cost??

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Sounds like the front drive axles are worn.My 89 MPV had the same "clicling" noise with an occasional clunk.The reason you feel it more in 4wd mode is because power is now being transfered thru the worn axles. I replaced both sides for approx $375(Axles rebuilt were 130 for drivers side and 110 for passenger side the rest was labor)

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