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Clicking while turning

When I turn to the right in my Pontiac Grand Prix, 1999, it makes a clicking noise, it gets louder the fast you are moving. It is getting worse and can hear it even when driving straight. I have had the hubs, axles, tie rods, ball joints, all changed out, the things that hold on brake pads changed, and brake pads changed and nothing seems to make it better. Please help as I am going broke trying to fix my car!

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    Mary Gookin Jun 17, 2009

    My mechanic has been doing it, I have taken it to 3 different shops actually. One of them being a transmission shop. I have had the wheel bearings changed a few times, and now I will check if my cv's joints have been done because I kinda lost track. Thank you so much for your help!

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Have you been the one doing the work if not fire your mechanic. It sounds to me like a wheel bearing.
to check jack up the front wheels , leave the tires on, then grab teh tire move the wheel up/down then left/right then in/out if it moves in any of these directions you got a problem in and out is the bearing, left to right a steering componant, up down ball joint general slop is either a CV joint or the wheel bearing again.
If that is all good on both sides then is may be teh trransmission has an issue get it to a shop for a look. hope this helps

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You didn't mention changing the constant velocity joints (CVs) if you didn't that is your problem they break all the time and make a loud clicking noise when they do

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