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I have 2.5td jeep s reg 98. my problem is when turning right i hear a loud knock coming from the offside of the car what could it be

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Generally that is caused by a worn steering component. The primary suspects are the lower ball joints. Jeep does not have a provision for lubricating them and because of that they wear quickly.

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