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Re: intermittent right front vibration

Post by weste46 » Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:16 pm

azureblue wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:09 am
It is worth it to get a new one - I got mine from O'reilly and it was almost the same price as rockauto. $150 for passenger / $100 for driver side
Are they OE? I was looking at FCPEuro, theirs are over $300.

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Re: intermittent right front vibration

Post by weste46 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:42 am

I went to replace my wheel bearing over the weekend and instead found axial play in the outer joint of my driver's side axle (the side that is making noise.) I don't have any clicking, but I can feel play in the axle, and no play in the wheel bearing. The noise comes and goes, I can't decide which one to replace. I can still return the wheel bearing if I replace the axle and find that it's the problem, so I think I may do that first (local axle rebuilder has one in stock for $80.)

I will update when I solve my issue...

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Re: intermittent right front vibration

Post by oragex » Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:47 am

Axle clicking happens when the CV joint wear is really advanced. An axle with small play can cause vibrations at 50mph+ Only a very worn bearing with clear play by hand will cause vibrations. Turn the bearing by hand with the axle removed, if it feels smooth it's good

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