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My 2013 Volt occasionally emits a subtle clicking noise when I am making a right turn. The sound is coming from the front left wheel. The car is going around 20 mpg, and the click frequency is like half a second. It seems to happen on the 2nd half of the turn, as I am coming out of the turn.

It doesn't always happen. Making a right turn at higher speed does not necessarily trigger the noise. No noise when the car is traveling straight (all speed, including highway), and slowing down on L. The noise seems to happen on some particular right turns at ~20 miles.

Could this be the wheel bearing? on my previous cars when there is bearing failure, the noise is usually more pronounced at higher speed and more consistently even when car is traveling straight. CV joint?

Is something like this covered under the 60,000 mi powertrain warranty?
 

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I would be more likely to look at the CV joint over a bearing as you're pretty accurate in that a bearing tends to exhibit symptoms through speed rather than steering angle. You say it happens as your coming out of the turn. Are you accelerating at this point? I'm thinking maybe having an increasing load on the joint through acceleration may be enough to cause the sound to occur. I'm pretty sure the CV joints as well as wheel bearings are covered in the powertrain warranty since that usually covers just about everything that helps put power to the ground.
 

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When my 2013 started making a clicking sound my dealer traced it to the front right brake caliper pins. They removed them, cleaned and lubed them and reinstalled at the proper torque setting. After that all was well.

Good luck.
 

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When my 2013 started making a clicking sound my dealer traced it to the front right brake caliper pins. They removed them, cleaned and lubed them and reinstalled at the proper torque setting. After that all was well.

Good luck.
I need to have the dealer check mine. I have a slight click when I am making left turns, usually as I am slowing down to turn left onto my street or into my driveway. It sounds as if it is also coming from the front right tire area. I only hear it when I have the windows down and music off.
 

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There are multiple things it could be. In my case it was the axle/CV Joint, which was under the 5 yr 60k mile powertrain warranty.
 

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Ok I am going to try to schedule a visit with the dealer and see what they say. It's subtle and I can't always reproduce it. Hopefully they can reproduce it when they try it.
 

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this has been happening on my 2015, I just herd from the dealer they confirmed the CV joint son both sides need to be replaced, but are currently back ordered. apparently this is a common problem
 
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