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Tick tock tick tock stops when I apply the brakes

I just purchased a nice little 96 Hyundai Elantra Wagon 100k miles, one owner for 13 years. I am hearing a clicking sound, kind of like a loud alarm clock ticking. It stops when I apply the brakes. Otherwise, everything seems okay. What do you think?

Does the Elantra have plastic wheel covers? The wheel covers on my wife’s 98 Windstar made a clicking noise at low speeds. Pull the wheel covers off to see if the clicking stops.

Otherwise, the CV joints and/or brakes should be checked.

Ed B.