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Clunking when front tires are turned all the way to right

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You have to parallise the car if its ok you have to see thee chasies may be is accident

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Assuming the lug nuts are tight, I'd say your CV (constant velocity) joint(s) are bad. If they have never been replaced, this would be a real good bet. Either way, get it looked at ASAP.

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Drive shaft coupling thats all its not dangerous as such but with time the vehicle could lose drive whilst on a sharp lock but its got to get really bad for that to happen ,when noise gets worse or starts to happen on the straight ahead position then change them ,what i can often do is strip the couplings off the shaft then strip and clean in diesel and repack with LM grease and fit new rubber covers and they stop making a noise and last another good few years

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