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Clicking from front end only while moving seems to speed up

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and slow with car speed.....
Clicking from front end only while moving seems to speed up and slow with car speed... seems to be wheel related
JA: Many things can cause a car to make those weird sounds. Some simple, some complicated. Fortunately, the mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: 2005 xc70
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yup
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just started tonight . Will pull wheels and visually check tomorrow. .. just wondering if there are any common issues suspects... does not sound like cv joints to me
JA: Is there anything else the Volvo Mechanic should be aware of about your Volvo?
Customer: Just changed struts and control arms a few months ago...
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Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Volvo
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Volvo Mechanic: CHRIS ZAPANTIS,
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Hello Im Chris and I will assist you. Is the clicking noise heard more around turns?
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No... seems to go away at higher speed and intermittently return at low speeds...turns do not seem to effect it one way or another....
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Starts as light rattling then gets louder... always in proportion to wheel speed... almost like a card in bicycle spokes way
Volvo Mechanic: CHRIS ZAPANTIS,
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This is one of those things that Ide have to hear. Usually when a customer complains about clicking its their axles. But it does it mostly on turns.
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I was thinking drive shaft joints
Volvo Mechanic: CHRIS ZAPANTIS,
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could be
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Maybe the forward drive shaft joint
Volvo Mechanic: CHRIS ZAPANTIS,
 replied 1 year ago
did you get under there to see if they had any play?
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Volvo Mechanic: CHRIS ZAPANTIS,
 replied 1 year ago
this should cause more than a miss though usually you feel it
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Hmm no vibration at all.... ill do visual tommorow morning and check for looseness
Volvo Mechanic: CHRIS ZAPANTIS,
 replied 1 year ago
Ok any other questions?
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Any quick tricks to rule out front cv joints?
Volvo Mechanic: CHRIS ZAPANTIS,
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they make a loud noise while turning. If you turn the wheel while stopped and press on the gas, if they are bad, the noise will be very loud.
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