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

asked by on

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
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Feels and sounds like front half shaft but no appearance of any break or leaks

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

Q: What is the torque setting on my tire nuts? - 2017 Subaru Legacy

Your lug nuts should be torqued to 80-90 foot pounds. This is fairly standard on most cars. You may want to check the torque after the first few hundred miles as well since lug nuts sometimes back off a bit...

Q: white smoke after head gasket repair

When ever an engine blows a head gasket and leaks coolant into one or more cylinders and pushes the coolant into the exhaust flooding the catalyst and muffler with coolant. After the repairs to the engine are made to fix...

Q: loud noise from drivers side rear wheel

If a bearing in the differential has failed, the differential has to be opened up and rebuilt or replaced. You just want to make sure that the noise is not from a failed wheel bearing because if you have a...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...