Aug 05, 2020 · A damaged axle shaft or CV joint can affect the balance of the whole assembly as it rotates. When this happens, the shaft may vibrate excessively. These vibrations can intensify as you accelerate. A clicking sound when turning can indicate a broken CV axle. It could be a bad CV joint, a bad transmission mount, bad motor mount, or even a sway bar bushing that's binding. You could try lubricating the sway bar bushings using a silicone grease or spray. When the sway bar binds in the bushing and then releases, it'll feel like the whole end of the car is suddenly shifting over to one side.
Apr 26, 2017 · The outer joints usually experience more wear than the inner joints because of steering angels they experience. The boots on the outer joints undergo more flexing and are more exposed to road hazards than the inner boots. A classic symptom of a bad outer CV joint is a clicking or popping sound that is heard when turning.
Jul 01, 2019 · The outer CV joint on my car had lost a significant amount of its special CV grease. If it wasn’t regreased and the joint sealed well, it would have deteriorated and shown the following signs: 1) Vibrations. A busted inner CV joint will cause vibrations while accelerating. The quicker you accelerate, the worse the vibration becomes.