I have a 07 subaru sti and when I turn it makes a popping sound can someone tell me what it can be?

Asked by benzor15 Jun 16, 2014 at 07:48 PM about the 2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Turbo AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers

20,665

The popping noise you're hearing while turning is most likely your CV axles. Extra load is placed on the joints when turning. If worn they will "skip" and make that "popping" sound you're hearing. Check the axle boots for rips and tears. You may see grease being flung all over from the boots being torn. Also this allows water and debris to enter the joints causing premature wear. I would recommend replacing both. If one is worn, the other side isn't too far behind.

5,795

Check and make sure your DCCD isn't set to full lock or extremely aggressive on manual mode.

5,795

To troubleshoot it, turn it all the way open and leave it on auto. If the popping goes away, it was the DCCD. If it's still there, it's likely a CV like Mark suggested.

Your Answer:

Impreza WRX STI

Looking for a Used Impreza WRX STI in your area?

CarGurus has 52 nationwide Impreza WRX STI listings starting at $13,994.

Postal Code:

Subaru Impreza WRX STI Experts

  • #1
    Brian Dombroski
    Reputation
    150
  • #2
    F_O_R
    Reputation
    70
  • #3
    TheSubaruGuruBoston
    Reputation
    50
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealers

Search

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Impreza WRX
46 listings starting at $4,995
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
11 listings starting at $19,495
Used Ford Mustang
33 Great Deals out of 1,160 listings starting at $4,450
Used BMW M3
5 Great Deals out of 31 listings starting at $14,995
Used Subaru Impreza
33 Great Deals out of 1,041 listings starting at $2,999
Used Dodge Charger
26 Great Deals out of 595 listings starting at $3,947
Used Honda Civic
105 Great Deals out of 8,217 listings starting at $999
Used BMW 3 Series
72 Great Deals out of 1,676 listings starting at $1,400
Used Dodge Challenger
24 Great Deals out of 397 listings starting at $10,995

Used Cars for Sale

2014 Subaru Impreza WRX STI For Sale
9 listings starting at $25,999
2013 Subaru Impreza WRX STI For Sale
13 listings starting at $19,995
2012 Subaru Impreza WRX STI For Sale
9 listings starting at $17,900
2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI For Sale
12 listings starting at $13,994
2010 Subaru Impreza WRX STI For Sale
4 listings starting at $15,991

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.