i have a 2003 Volkswagen Passat, and I’m having some trouble with it. When I turn the steering wheel, there is a groaning sound both to the left and right. the other problem is when I’m accelerating slowly up an incline and turning the steering wheel, there a type of clicking sound I hear and feel on my accelerator. By the way, it’s a V6 engine, Front wheel drive.
Groaning noise is usually a power steering pump either low on fluid or bearings going bad. The clicking sounds like classic CV joint failure. Check the power steering fluid and have the CV joints looked at.
Another thing is that on the front drivers side wheel, it makes a clank sound every time I hit a bump