Question about 2000 Nissan Quest

2 Answers

Clicking noise when turning

I notice a clicking noise when turning - when I turn (either left or right) there is a metallic clicking noise in the front end (sounds like a bearing). It's gone on for some time now (over a year) with no noticable decrease in performance. The clicking has gotten somewhat louder, but doesn't interfere with driving or other performance.

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 22 Answers

If the axels are ok, have the ball joints and the rack

Posted on Aug 07, 2010

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 11 Answers

It is the drive axles. If you look under your ca you will see that the shafts going to your wheels have rubber boots to protect the bearings. They are most likely torn and the bearings have become dirty and contaminated. Replace the drive axles and the clicking will go away!

Posted on Jul 30, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Is there a bearing or bushing on the shaft that the left axle slides onto on a 1999 Bonneville se?


i have been fooled by this one way to many times. when a wheel bearing or hub assesembly is making noise, it will sound like it is comming from the other side. i do not know why this is. but one test will prove if and which one. when growling noise occurs, notice, when turning left or right, does noise get louder and quieter as you turn? if so then it is wheel bearing. when turning left the right side will make more noise. when turning right the left side will make more noise. if always the same then, tires or transmission need addressing. the cv axle does not make a growling noise, unless front wheel drive car does not move, it makes a clicking or poping noise. sorry but at least you dont have to replace other axle

I’m happy to assist further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/christpher_f760d0f18f8eedc3

Sep 12, 2014 | 1999 Pontiac Bonneville

1 Answer

Front End Noise


Yes, Rebuild the differential BEFORE it leaves you on the side of the road!!!!!

Apr 27, 2017 | Chevrolet Tahoe Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Metal flakes in transmission fluid and grinding on front passenger side


sounds like a bad output shaft bearing in the trans but if the trans fluid is burnt then yes you need a rnr overhaul done sorry for the bad news

Jan 08, 2018 | 1999 Ford Explorer

1 Answer

Grating soung coming the front wheel


is it like a growling noise, or a metallic "metal on metal" noise, is it clicking? when do you hear it? Common for wheel bearings to go out on those in my experience. usually you can narrow it to a wheel bearing if when you sway the car, you hear a growling noise towards the heavy end of the car, meaning if you turn to the left, causing the car to naturally sway right, the right hand tire front or rear starts making noise, thats usually a wheel bearing. If its a clicking noise while cornering and especially when corning with acceleration, thats usually a CV axle. if its a metal on metal noise, that can be a brake pad worn to low, or even just a simple backing plate to the brake rotor touching and rubbing the rotor.

Jan 22, 2011 | 2001 Volkswagen Golf

1 Answer

Noise from front wheels when turning.


Go to carhelpsite.com it is free as long as you click on 2 of the ads at the website then your questions will be answered by an ASE certified mechanic,you don't have to buy or fill out anything on the ads,so help keep the site free.

Apr 12, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

1 Answer

Front end noise when turning. almost sounds like


There are a couple of things to cause metallic sounds when turning. First thing, is if it's a clicking sound when you turn, then you have a cv joint going bad. It's usually more prominent when moving in reverse, however it can happen just as well while moving forewards. Secondly, if it's more of a grinding or scraping noise, we have a couple of options. The sound could be coming from the brakes, if they're worn or have grit stuck in them, or it could be bad bearings in the front wheel hub. The wheel hub has a tendency to making a whining noise when driving; usually most easily heard when driving past buildings. They can also allow the tire/wheel to present the appearance of leaning when looking at it. If bad enough, it can even rub on the brake caliper, or cause the disc brake rotor to wear out the brake pads prematurely. So, to recap: Check:
CV joints, if a clicking sound brakes or wheel hub bearings if grinding or whining sound.

Oct 19, 2009 | 2000 Jeep Cherokee

2 Answers

Scraping sound at very low speed (5MPH)


I have personally seen a lot of wheel bearings go bad on these vehicles. If you hear the noise get more pronounced when turning left, the right front (passenger side) bearing is most likely the culprit- if turning right, it would be the left front (driver side) bearing.

Hope this is helpful!!


Nissan Scope Technician- 10+ years experience in Nissan dealership

Nov 10, 2008 | 2004 Nissan Maxima

1 Answer

Clicking noise in the front end when making turns


Most likely this a broken CV joint and this means replacing the axle.

Oct 24, 2008 | 2004 Chrysler Pacifica

3 Answers

Front end problem


going in drive way noise that most of time upper ball joint you can have a stabilisator link that worn i suject you get that ball joint check again i dont like that noise hope its a fixya for you and me thanks pierre

Jul 26, 2008 | 1998 Chevrolet Blazer

Not finding what you are looking for?
2000 Nissan Quest Logo

332 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Nissan Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

83772 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22413 Answers

gerry bissi

Level 3 Expert

4387 Answers

Are you a Nissan Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...