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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Axle CV Shaft Assembly
Common signs include loud clicking noises when turning, grease on the inside edge of the tires, and excessive vibration when driving.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Axle Shaft Seal
If there are signs of leakage, puddle of fluid, or the axle shaft pops out, you may need to replace your car's axle shaft seal.
How Long Does an Axle / CV Shaft Assembly Last?
Axle shafts, or CV (constant velocity) shafts, are essentially long metal poles that connect the wheels of your car to the transmission gears, and allows the wheels to rotate. The transmission...
How Long Does an Axle Shaft Seal Last?
The axle shaft seal in your car is a gasket that keeps fluid from leaking out of the vehicle’s differential. The differential itself is what sends power from the engine of...
How to Buy Good Quality CV Joints
Your car’s axle must allow for the wheels to move around, bounce, and freely rotate. This action is facilitated by (CV) constant velocity joints. These unique couplings allow the tires to turn and...
Is it Safe to Drive With a Bad Axle?
The axles transmit power from either the transmission or the differential to the drive wheels on your car. If one of your axles is damaged, it can lead to some serious problems. Is...

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car vibrates bad off and on at an idle and driving
Hello. You may have a few issues going on. It does sound like you have a bad axle. That will cause the noise when turning. The vibration is more than likely caused by bad engine mounts. Bad mounts will allow...
Pop/Thud noise when backing up
The noise you are hearing is most likely an outer constant velocity joint on the right side or passenger side of the car. Have the axle joints checked to see if the outer joint boots are torn. If they are,...
Crunching / cracking sound when turning sharp right at low speeds
The noise is most likely an outer axle joint. The joint that makes the noise when turning right will be the right or passenger side axle. If it was turning left and the noise happens then the noise would be...
hi! got new half-shafts aka drivetrain in the start of this year and now im getting vibrations when accelerating in second gear
Yes, start by checking for play in the shaft joints and check the motors mounts. If only one side is bad use chassis ears to isolate which side is causing the problem. If the half shafts were "bad" (as in...
inner Cv axle wont come out?
You will need to get the axle removal tool at a parts store and hook it to a heavy duty slide hammer. Give it some good raps with the slide hammer with the tool behind the axle joint. This should...
Car shaking when accelerating
If you had a mechanic replace the CV axle, I would suggest getting the mechanic to recheck the work so that we can rule that out. Mechanics are human and make mistakes too! We sometimes forget to tighten a nut...
Have a prob with my front drive shaft jus not sure exactly
Hello. Thanks for writing in about your Dodge Dakota. You should have a mechanic come and check the problem for you. If you do have an issue with your front drive shaft, most problems with an axle CV joint is...
Front CV drive shaft
Hello. The most important sign is when you drive there isn't any vibration. If the source of your question is due to a vibration and you suspect the drive shaft, the best way to check it is to put the...

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