Clicking or Popping From Front of Vehicle While Accelerating on Dodge Neon

A clicking or popping sound from the front of the vehicle (left or right side) while accelerating from a stop may be fixed by installing a rubber gasket on the axle shaft.

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Average mileage: 121,694 (53,000–260,000)
Drive Trains affected: Automatic Transmission, Manual Transmission
7 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2005
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2001 Dodge Neon - Automatic Transmission 54,000 mi,
I get a slight clunk noice when starting forward and upon braking. Someimes I can feel it through the brake pedal. Not a major noise but worrisome. Car runs fine otherwise.
2003 Dodge Neon 90,000 mi,
when I excelerate at times not every time but some times I get a quick pop sound just 1 pop then it stops !
Vehicle makes popping, straining, squeaking sound... seems like it's coming from dashboard/front of car.
i have poping cracking noise and vibration in the front of the car on accelaration. When i hit a dip in the road it sounds like the cv axiles are touching something because i hear a grinding noise. i have replaced the struts, cv axiles, checked the wheel bearing, check the motor mounts and transmission mounts, and all rubber seals under the car. what is it?
2005 Dodge Neon 70,000 mi,
Same problem area. Clunk/pop noises when starting forward or braking.
2001 Dodge Neon - Manual Transmission 137,567 mi,
I have been hearing a loud clicking when car is moving forward.
2001 Dodge Neon - Manual Transmission 160,000 mi,
Makes a popping noise while accelerating on freeway / freeway speeds. Does not occur frequently seems to just happen randomly from time to time
2005 Dodge Neon 86,000 mi,
While accelerating, there is that popping noise in the front of the car, which cab be the Axle, where the rubber part is torn, which lets grease out which causes the problem.
2000 Dodge Neon - Automatic Transmission 108,000 mi,
Replaced axle and now runs great again.
Clicking in the front by the axle
2003 Dodge Neon 115,000 mi,
Popping noise when braking and accelerating just started