C/V Joint Failure?
Hey all. I have a 2003 Ranger FX4. 171k Miles.
The past week, my truck has developed a problem. It all started when I made a sharp right turn. When I made this turn my truck started thumping, like I was running over a cattle grate. I can feel the thump under my left foot and in the steering wheel. It kept doing this for a few seconds after I straightened the wheel. I don't notice it when turned left. It also makes a clicking noise while turning and sometimes when going straight down the road, along with an intermittent vibration. I visually inspected the CV boots and they are fine with no tears. Is my CV joint failing, or is it a wheel bearing issue. I should replace both with this kind of mileage, but I'm without a job, and can only afford to replace what is wrong.
Can anyone give me any advice of what may be wrong, or things to check to help me further diagnose this problem?