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Mazda Mazda3 Clicking noise due to "stick-slip" condition when changing gear direction

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Model Years Affected: 2004, 2005, 2007

Some vehicles may make a single clicking noise when changing gear direction. This can be caused by a "stick-slip" condition between the CV axle shaft and wheel hub. Mazda has washers that can be installed between the axle shaft and wheel hub that addresses this concern.
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