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My Buick Rivera when turning left I heard a large popping noise under the front of the car?

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A large noise made during turns could be a bad CV joint. They are what the car uses to connect the wheels to the engine.

A local mechanic can check your CV joints protective coverings or "boots". These boots can be torn and the grease that keeps the joints quiet may have leaked out of one or both of them.

You can look yourself at the outermost boots and see if one of them is all greasy and dirty. A good sign it has leaked.

I hope this helps. Good luck and be careful.

Posted on Dec 08, 2009

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