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My Mazda 6 makes a loud single click when going in reverse,

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My Mazda 6 makes a loud single click when going in reverse , and sometimes a squealing noise although not always . My brakes have been changed in the last twelve months.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 10 months ago.

Hello

I'd check for a worn drive shaft joint - typically these won't produce any vibration unless badly damaged but they can be noisy or 'clonk' for a long time beforehand, turn the steering to full lock and look at the drive-shaft rubber boot there should be no rips or tears in it and the suspension should be clean and dry of any grease. If you reverse at a reasonable speed with the steering on full lock a worn joint will 'click'.

Expert:  Matt replied 10 months ago.

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