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Knock sound when turning steering wheel

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Care, Maintenance & Troubleshooting' started by Silver_Bullet_2012, Oct 22, 2022.

  1. Silver_Bullet_2012

    Silver_Bullet_2012 New Member

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    Small knock sound when turning steering wheel(see attached clip).

    https://youtube.com/shorts/CzZ4H84yHCA?feature=share
    So far I have replaced both struts, as well as ball joint, and sway bar link on driver side. I order sway bar link and thought it was a set, but it was just one, so I put it on the drivers side. I’m wondering could the link on the passenger side be causing this? Waiting for package to arrive.
     
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    Rack ends . Gently rock steer wheel car off . Think think sound just barely rocking S wheel just past Freeplay
     
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    Yes you tightened to set bolt on the yoke. Keep an eye on it because that noise may come back usually the yolk bolt should not be any kind of loose it's just holding onto a spleen shaft into a hole that matches but good job.