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GEO makes thumpy sound on turn

11-30-2004, 05:10 AM
Hi,Im hoping someone will know what these symptoms mean...I have a 94 Geo Prizm,brand new motor..first,it made a swoshing sound ,as the tires turned.A friend said it was the brakes and replaced them...now its a new sound,,a squeek with a thump when I make a right hand turn mostley on looong turnes,if I let off the gas it stops.its a 5 speed.. the sound has rythum,,,sort of like when a person runs over those little yellow reflecter tabs that run along the road..the faster I go,the faster the thumpy squeek..I dont want to be at the mercy of an auto shop,without some kind of knoweldge ,,,Id like to tell them what to check....if I only knew .....??...know what I mean,Vern?? Please advise
Thankssssssss !!!,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,Geogirl

01-25-2005, 06:22 PM
cv joints?

04-18-2005, 03:31 PM
I drive my car very heavily (96 lsi prizm) My driver side bearings keep going out almost yearly. Check these first, it should be your problem.

04-23-2005, 02:22 PM
Reach up under the car and grab ahold of the drive axle(cv shaft) and check them for play. By chance along with that noise do you feel anything like a vibrition?

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