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Hey all I have a 2011 Aurion Touring . it makes this click sound sometimes when I break, drive off, turn the steering wheel, drive over little bumps. I have changed my strut tower plates. 

the car only has 97 thousand kms on it 

any info would be great

cheers

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What do you mean by strut tower plates? 

 

Cv joints are a prime suspect, as Campbeam said. However if the car has been lowered, shocks replaced... there are a bunch of things that could be too loosely done up. Sway bar links, strut mounts (top).

 

Im assuming the sound is from the front?

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I wish it was the  CV joints but I have had them checked by a Mechanic.  the shocks are all factory none of that has been changed, as for the strut plates I was told by a mate that works for toyota that this was the problem. he replaced them for me I have had a few people say it could be the steering support.

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Is your car lowered ?

I'm suspecting it is. It may well be the CVs. They cop a hammering when a car is lowered.

How did the mechanic check them ?

They usually dont present any physical defects upon quick inspection.

Unless he opened the boots and saw metal shavings.. who knows.

A clear audio file would serve this thread better.

 

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