Clicking noise when I turn - Nissan Forums : Nissan Forum
 
» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center


NissanClub.com is the premier Nissan Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 02-27-2005, 06:29 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 48
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Clicking noise when I turn

Hi,
I keep hearing a clicking noise from my front wheels (or at least it sounds like its coming from the front of the car) whenever I turn (doesn't matter which direction).

Anybody run into this problem b4?

93 SE Altima
Auto tranny
__________________
Proud owner of 1993 Altima SE
Auto tranny.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 02-27-2005, 07:40 PM
altimaR33's Avatar
Alti-rice
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Tucson,Az
Posts: 118
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
It's your CV boots or Axles/
__________________

100% Rice.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 02-27-2005, 08:02 PM
stealthmode20's Avatar
Ex 1st gen owner
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Mid west
Posts: 5,576
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
^ yep
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 02-27-2005, 09:21 PM
Oleh's Avatar
*New Member*
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Chicago
Posts: 2,860
Thanks: 7
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
iTrader: 2 reviews
shot axles / cv joints
__________________
99 Altima- I/H/E
98 Altima - built motor. 8 point cage. 225/50/15 slicks.
280ZX = VK56DE almost running

My Registry
Midwest Aftermarket Shops /Junk Yards

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 02-27-2005, 10:46 PM
IH8SPM's Avatar
Master of NONE
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 162
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
What they all said X 2
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 02-27-2005, 11:19 PM
Jr. Lord Of Search
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Rochester NY
Posts: 2,594
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
iTrader: 0 reviews
Buy a rebuilt axle, don't just replace the boots on your shot ones - they are already beyond rebooting.
__________________

Mods: Fan Delete///Borla Exhaust
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 02-27-2005, 11:22 PM
lowriderman3's Avatar
"Respect My Authoritei"
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: GA
Posts: 11,610
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
iTrader: 2 reviews
^What they said..And get it fixed ASAP..That can eventually leave you stranded if it gets worse.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 02-28-2005, 01:16 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 48
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
crap!!! what am I looking at here (cost wise)?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #9 (permalink)  
Old 02-28-2005, 01:17 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 48
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Do i have to change the entire axle? Is it even worth repairing then? Its a 93 altima, w/ 140,000 miles on it.........
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #10 (permalink)  
Old 02-28-2005, 02:03 AM
Jr. Lord Of Search
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Rochester NY
Posts: 2,594
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
iTrader: 0 reviews
The axle you can get for about $150 and its about an hour of work. Figure out which one it is (look for a torn boot on the axle or one that is leaking grease) and just replace that one. Also buy a seal for the transmission and replace that.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #11 (permalink)  
Old 02-28-2005, 09:22 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Milwaukee
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
yes replace the entire axle if you replace one you should think of doing the other. every time i changed an axle on a car the other side went a short wile after.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #12 (permalink)  
Old 02-28-2005, 09:42 AM
IH8SPM's Avatar
Master of NONE
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 162
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by hellboyisback
crap!!! what am I looking at here (cost wise)?
If your are near NYC I can tell you where to get them for under $75 each rebuilt by the same shop that sells to the autoparts stores.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #13 (permalink)  
Old 02-28-2005, 02:18 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 48
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by IH8SPM
If your are near NYC I can tell you where to get them for under $75 each rebuilt by the same shop that sells to the autoparts stores.
Actually I'm in MN, but maybe they can ship or will their weight not make it worth the trouble?

Is there a FAQ here that gives step by step on changing axles?

I tried searching under cv boots and didn't really find anything addressing my problem.

Thanx for all the input everyone!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #14 (permalink)  
Old 02-28-2005, 02:35 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 48
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
Does anyone know what LSD means and how to check for it?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #15 (permalink)  
Old 02-28-2005, 02:48 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 48
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
iTrader: 0 reviews
I checked out "Axle Assemblies" at expressautoparts.com here

http://www.expressautoparts.com/Part...xle%20Assembly

Is this what I need? They are pretty cheap actually $62.99 per side.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Nissan Forums : Nissan Forum > Nissanclub.com Nissan - Infiniti Enthusiast Forums > NISSAN ALTIMA FORUMS > 1993-2001 Nissan Altima Forums > General Nissan Altima Discussion (1993-2001)


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Nissan Forums : Nissan Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®. Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.