knocking noise from passenger side front tire


jeter1955
06-07-2004, 08:01 AM
When i take off in drive you will hear a knock... almost like something is breaking.. it sounds like its right behind the tire... Im not sure what it could be.. if you have any suggestions please help.. i also have a 1995 grand am gt with the 3.1L V6....

Markgase2000
06-07-2004, 09:27 AM
tie rod or joint , grab that wheel and shake it from the top back and forth till you hear the pop or metal on metal sounds. Shake it real hard so you can find the trouble spot. Also when you push hard on that corner of the car does it get hopping like a boat on a wavy lake?

michelle77
06-07-2004, 08:18 PM
When i take off in drive you will hear a knock... almost like something is breaking.. it sounds like its right behind the tire... Im not sure what it could be.. if you have any suggestions please help.. i also have a 1995 grand am gt with the 3.1L V6....
My grand am made a Knocking noise also and it was the harmonic balancer needed to be replaced...

firstasstchief5
06-14-2004, 06:43 PM
could try the wheelbearing.

MARTIN KORDOS
06-15-2004, 08:21 AM
When i take off in drive you will hear a knock... almost like something is breaking.. it sounds like its right behind the tire... Im not sure what it could be.. if you have any suggestions please help.. i also have a 1995 grand am gt with the 3.1L V6....
it sounds like you have a broken cv boot on the shock check that first (kiss) keep it simple stupid,it most likely will be that.

Markgase2000
06-15-2004, 09:37 AM
it sounds like you have a broken cv boot on the shock check that first (kiss) keep it simple stupid,it most likely will be that.
Lets not call people stupid in the forums ok. Especially with a quote.

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