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Old 11-02-2007, 01:06 PM   #1
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My '04 has 34,000 miles on it and I've only had it a few months. Just this week when I have been pulling out of my driveway (which has a fairly good angle to it) and have my steering wheel turned to the right a large clunk comes from the right front of the car. It also happens when I backup on flat ground to the right. The weird thing is it doesn't do it when I backup to the left. I am not sure if this is a ball joint that needs greasing or is it the dreaded intermediate shaft? When I am driving, the car is solid as a rock and the noise doesn't repeat itself. Any ideas?
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I'd look into the balljoint, or the strut tower on the side your hearing it from. The steering shaft problem (atleast when I had it) made a consistant noise while turning only. And it didn't matter which way I turned.
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The strut mount broke on my GXP at about 30k Starting making a clunking noise and then finally broke. Does it happen when you are driving on bumpy pavement? Little clunks?
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