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Somebody told me it could need lubricant on Velocity joint

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Oh cv joint. Ok is it a clicking noise or vibration?

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    Its clicking noise and steering wheel its tight and tight but come and go my truck is f150 04 4x4 motor 5.4 what i have fix for same reason is all hoses and pinion and pump help

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CV joints are sealed to keep out dirt and lube in if its making noise at this point lube wont help ,well it might for a little while but It wont last ,fi you drive in a tight circle one to the left and one to the right you should hear a clicking noise do it with your window at about 10 mph or so and you'll be able to tell witch one it is. when you ask questions please include year make model and motor size all that really helps us here to answer better. good luck
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you do not lube them they are full of grease.if boot tears and splatters the grease out then you replace boot or anymore just as cheap to replace axle. Some lube centers try and sell a lube service on these where they poke a hole in your boot and pump grease in them.This is a no no as it causes your joint to start leaking

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