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Cv joint came right out and ball joint from under it. need to know name of ball joint part.

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That will be your lower ball joint.

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Clicking on the innerside of tire


This part would be your CV (Constant Velocity) joint. Check to see if the CV boot (accordian-looking thing) has grease all over it. This is a sign that the boot has torn and the joint has probably failed along with it. You can usually tell if you have a bad CV joint when you make a left or right turn and hear a ticking or grinding noise coming from that particular side.

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well now,,,il tell you a storie,,,better sit down?
the cv joints are the joints in a drive train that for use of a better word "bend the drive shaft" so it dont brake when you turn a corner,,,ie:parking! inside the cv joint is held on the drive shaft be some splines in the drive shaft and a spring clip holds it all together there is an "inner bell" it has normaly 5 slots in it that have big "ball bearings" in them that slid around up and down these slots on the out side of the cv joint is the outer "bell" this also has slots that the ball bearings fit into so the drive trough the cv is compleat,,,when you turn the wheels the cv joints slids round on these ball bearings twisting round but the drive from the engine is still transmited to the road wheeles trough the cv
when this cv joint starts to were out the ball bearings are pitted and not ball shaped any more and the slots they run in are not smooth that to gets pitted what happens is the cv starts to "crack" under load,,,and vibrate when turning or being driven you drive down the road at 50 mph and the car feels like its driving over stones in the road its vidrating off the cv joint then when you turn the wheel on full lock to pull away you here a very big cracking or clicking sound, like,,,,,click click click, and the more power you put on the more they click very soon people start turning around and look at you? oh yes they here it to!
the vibration that comes off the cv will reck the transmission becouse of the wipping of the drive shafts,,,, to test your cv joints to see if there good or bad one's put the car on full lock and pull away,, if there is a cracking sound or a klicking sound there shot away and you need new ones fitted
now then,,,storie over,,, its time for sleepy sleeps

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Knocking sound when i turn, mostly turning to the right, changed driveshaft and no joy, any ideas?


Sound like you might need balls joints, control arms..etc.. or the CV joint is bad. Take into a Service center Not a dealership. They only rip you off.. And ask for the front end to be checked for bad ball joints etc..And ask about the CV joints.. The boots around the CV joints that keeps the water and dirt out and also hold the grease can be cracked and will let the grease out and will let the dirt and water in and cause the joint to pop and go bad...Hope this helps

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