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Front end clunk sound

Old 07-10-2019, 02:05 PM
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Default Front end clunk sound

2013 toyota camry LE with 107000 miles on it. Been chasing this sound from my front driver side wheel, its a single loud clunk that happens when you put the car in gear, accelerate from a stop, or when i make a turn. It doesn't happen every time but most of the time. I can also recreate the sound by giving the car some gas while in gear with my foot on the brake. Also i could not recreate the sound while the car was in the air. Ive had several issues now with the suspension on this wheel and have replaced the lower ball joint and the wheel bearing. Both jobs i did myself. The clunk started a few weeks after i replaced the wheel bearing. Ive checked and rechecked seemingly every part down there and am at a loss.
Currently i suspect the CV, but i would think it would continuously make the sound while i drive. Also i have suspected that it might be and engine or trans mount. Could really use some help on this one! Thanks!
Old 07-10-2019, 03:20 PM
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Might sharp 360 left and right turns at low speeds and determine if there is clicking or popping noise.

Is the car shifting (moving slightly) when put into gear? The front brake pads can shift forward/back in the caliper as the rotor moves and make a clunk.
Old 07-12-2019, 04:10 PM
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Those things go better when you have a helper. Let then drive it while you walk close and listen. Sometimes getting whole front end off the ground and playing the wheels back and forth brings the culprit out if need be..CVs. Make more a click sound. So does a bent brake caliper back shield , itís tinny sounding. How long ago did you put in the CV. Could be when you shoved it in it didnít go all the way and itís not in itís socket fully. Check those ball joints . You might have got a bad one😖. Ya never know
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