A clunk or popping sound while turning is commonly caused by the intermediate steering shaft. Our technicians tell us that if this is the case, replacement of the upper intermediate shaft will be necessary.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Mitsubishi Raider Clunk or popping noise from intermidiate steering shaft
Mitsubishi Raider Problem
Visitor, 2008 Mitsubishi Raider, 42,000 mi
clicking in steering slight popping and play in wheel I was told fluid leaked into (boots?) also gear had to be replaced etc. Total cost $1300 luckily still in warranty for another 6mos.