Q: Feels and sounds like front half shaft but no appearance of any break or leaks

asked by on September 24, 2017

Sounds and feels like front half shaft but no appearance of any break or leaks .

My car has 201000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The front axle CV joints may be worn even if the boots are good. You should also have the front hub bearings checked to see if they are bad.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Is the drive belt different from the timing belt?

The serpentine belt (aka drive belt), is the belt that drives the accessories on the front of the engine. It drives the alternator, water pump, power steering pump, air conditioning compressor, and any other belt driven accessories. This is the...

When heat is on temperature gauge goes towards cold. When heat is off it goes back to being in the middle. 2001 Buick Regal

Hi there - the temperature gauge behavior you describe would indicate that you need a new thermostat. The thermostat should keep engine temperature within a close range - close to the center of the gauge from a visual point of...

Too much oil in car and need to drain it.

Due to engine oil being considered a hazardous waste, I recommend enlisting the help of a technician to remove excess oil from your Honda Civic. There are three common ways this is done. The first way is for the mechanic...

Related articles

The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Live in a Rainy Area
When When considering purchasing a used car, you have a lot of decisions to make. You need to consider price, size, gas mileage, how much cargo space you need, and of course the appearance of the car as well. And...
Top 10 PZEV Cars for Eco-Friendly Drivers
Teddy Leung / Shutterstock.com The whole idea of a PZEV (that is, a partial zero-emissions vehicle), seems paradoxical. You’d think it’d have to either be zero-emissions or not in the category at all. But as contradictory as...
How to Replace Axle Seals
Axle seals fail when there is a visible leak or a major puddle of gear oil underneath the vehicle. In some cases, the axle may pop out entirely.