Wheels click on sharp/slow turns

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Well the point of the Ecodiesel is that ITS ALREADY IN THE SHOP :LOL:

So I emailed the service advisor and added that torque spec test onto the repair order.
HA! Might as well have them check that while it's in. It took my dealer minutes to torque down once they (me) told them where to look.
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It’s the castle nuts on your ball joints. Take the pins out and tighten them with an opened end wrench, the clicks will go away
 

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Is this going to cause any damage if I just ignore it? I only get the clicks when turning tight to park. It is annoying, but only for a few seconds, versus hours or days at the dealer to fix.
 

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Is this going to cause any damage if I just ignore it? I only get the clicks when turning tight to park. It is annoying, but only for a few seconds, versus hours or days at the dealer to fix.
I wouldn’t think so, as the castle nuts have cotter pins in them to prevent them from backing out.
However, if your castle nuts would come off, then yeah your wheels will literally fall off lol
 

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Is this going to cause any damage if I just ignore it? I only get the clicks when turning tight to park. It is annoying, but only for a few seconds, versus hours or days at the dealer to fix.
You will have loose steering and long term wear if not tightened.
 
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It started getting way worse. Luckily I got it in today. The steering feels much tighter. I didn't realize it was loose.

I figured I was imagining it being tighter until I read your post over again.

Crazy this seems to happen to so may people. Don't know if it's a break in issue or manufacturing problem.

The fix was so fast they had to hold the vehicle in order to log the billable time to Stellantis.

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Mine does the same... taking it in next Monday to have it looked at as well as tire/wheel swaps after I go pick them up over the weekend.
 

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Mine is also doing this now. I have an appointment with the dealer on Friday morning and will report back.
 
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I think it's got to be a break in issue. Someone mentioned in another thread about retorquing all the suspension components.

I've been hammering away at it on the mountain roads the past few days.
 

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I too had this a few months ago. Took to the dealer and asked them to check the castle nuts on lower ball joints. Easy fix. I chose to go to the dealer since it was covered under warranty and I wanted a documented account of the correction.

If I recall the torque spec was pretty low to begin with.
 

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Mine started clicking around 1,500 miles. Will get it checked in a week or so.
 

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Be prepared... took mine to a dealer and I'm pretty sure they didn't bother checking what I asked, but instead drove it, heard the noise, consulted their decision tree and determined the hubs need to be replaced. No hubs are available for the 4xe currently, so they stopped there. I'm taking it to another dealer who has a better reputation.
 

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It started getting way worse. Luckily I got it in today. The steering feels much tighter. I didn't realize it was loose.

I figured I was imagining it being tighter until I read your post over again.

Crazy this seems to happen to so may people. Don't know if it's a break in issue or manufacturing problem.

The fix was so fast they had to hold the vehicle in order to log the billable time to Stellantis.

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Its a break-in issue. Material stretches a bit with heat and load. Should be good to go!
 
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