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Subaru cv axle noise?

I have a 1989 subaru gl wagon, and when i bought the car i had to replace the left front cv axle, then several months later i started getting a knocking noise from that side so i replaced it again and the knocking noise is back. im considering replacing the wheel bearing but until then does anyone have an idea of what else could cause this?

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Do you know if this car has ever been recked? if your going thru that many axels makes me think something is not running true, a wheel bearing would not make a cv joint in a axel go bad. Did you replace the axels? or did you have them done at a shop, and did you see the old axels after they were replaced. You got bigger problems than a wheel bearing. From what i can gather some thing is bent or your getting bunch of bad axels witch i dought.

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