2009 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6
TAPPING SOUND

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scrubincookers
Driver
52 points

Problem added: May 12, 2019 (1 year ago)
Tapping sound from front driver side in synk with wheel rotation. Started after a full lock right turn. Any help appreciated. Thanks.

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Zafira
Variant: 1.6
Model Year: 2009
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whittingehame
Legend
14,861 points

May 12, 2019 (1 year ago)
If it's a heavy clicking sound , usually a driveshaft c/v joint needing replaced .
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paulieone
Legend
1,720 points

May 16, 2019 (1 year ago)
Check to make sure you don't have a stone in your tyre!
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scrubincookers
Driver
52 points

May 16, 2019 (1 year ago)
Hi thanks all. Can hear about three taps per revolution of wheel at say 8-10 mph. Not audible at higher speed. Got it going up on garage lift next week. Will be back with the result. Thanks.
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scrubincookers
Driver
52 points

May 23, 2019 (1 year ago)
Latest update on my zafira is, the garage could not find any problem with the car. Car was taken for test drive and inspected all round. Thanks
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scrubincookers
Driver
52 points

Jun 23, 2019 (1 year ago)
Hello all. Re tapping sound. bought new (cv) drive shafts and fitted one. Firs attempt at a drive shaft job and my back is in half. Problem now fixed but lost 1/2 cup of gear oil. My question is where is the filler hole so i can replace it. Thanks zafira 2009. 1.6
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