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What is the knocking noise from the front wheels?

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2014-09-17 19:43:10
2014-09-17 19:43:10

A knocking noise in the front wheels can be a very serious problem. The knocking noise could be caused by bad ball joints. Bad ball joints can slip off the tie rods and cause the wheel assembly to collapse. This problem should be looked at as soon as possible.

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