1992 Toyota Corolla

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Old 11-24-07, 03:48 PM
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a friend has a 92 corolla it had a popping noise so he changed both front axles and brakes are good what else could be making the sound? sounds kind of like metal on metal when turning left any answers would be great Thanks
 
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Were new cv joints with these new axles?
 
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Old 11-25-07, 10:14 AM
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Have you checked the wheel bearings/hub and bearing assembly? The side loading in a turn can cause a bearing make more noise. A dry rubber bushing can also make a noise like you describe. Look at stabilizer shaft bushings, control arm bushings, strut mount bushings and steering gear mounting grommets if used. Spray suspect bushings with silicone lube to see if the noise goes away. Usually just lubing them with a non-petroleum lube will fix them. Also consider the upper strut bearing for the source of the noise. These are areas for this type of noise that I have found on General Motors cars, I don't claim to be an expert on your brand!
 

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