Why is my car making a ticking sound when accelerating?


Asked by Dec 05, 2015 at 12:20 PM about the 2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8T Turbo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I'm driving my car it makes a
ticking sound that gets faster as I
accelerate. Once I put on my brakes
it stops. The sound seems to be
coming from the front right side.
Thank you for the help!

2 Answers


Have the front end inspected, checked out for wheel bearings, breaks, CV joints, etc.


CV joints would be my guess.

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