Why Is My Car Making Popping Noise When Parked?

November 1, 2023

There are a few reasons why your car may be making a popping noise when it’s parked. One of the most common is a problem with your tires or suspension. This could be due to improper air pressure or the wrong size tires on your vehicle. It is also possible that the tire is faulty or has a hole in it. Another possibility is a worn out constant velocity joint or upper strut mount. If the problem is caught early, only the CV boot needs to be replaced. However, if the CV joint is going out, you will need to replace the whole axle.

Another sound you might hear is a clicking sound when you put your vehicle into Park. This sound indicates that the parking pawl is engaging or disengaging. It’s a good idea to check with a professional mechanic to fix the issue as soon as you can.

You might also hear a clicking or popping noise when you turn your vehicle. This is a warning that you are getting close to a detected object while driving or parking. It’s important to leave plenty of space when parking and make sure you are following all the proper safety rules. This sound is also a good indication that your brake pads are starting to wear out or need to be replaced. Make sure to use only quality brake pads and always check your brake fluid regularly. A leaking exhaust can also cause this sound, so make sure you have a professional diagnose and repair the problem.


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