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Old 01-22-2013, 03:21 PM   #1
Joelnaf
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New CV shaft problems

Hey everyone so I have just replace my CV shafts and Wheel bearings on my 03 SVTF with 100000 on it. Since doing so I seem to have a few problems. When i make turns and hit a bump i get a rattling/popping sound like the CV shafts are going out. Im wondering if I received a bad shaft? Got them from PartsGeek they are EMPI and seemed to be good quality. Also the seal on the shaft to the transmission is leaking a little. Did you guys replace them?

Also when the car is stationary and I bump the steering wheel left and right I get a subtle pop like the steering rack is shifting. I will hopefully be replacing the ball joints soon to see if that solves my problem. However I still have the original suspension so that might me part of it.

Any info you can provide would be great!
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