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Old 06-02-2012, 01:46 PM   #1
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Vibration coming from right front wheel???

So I've been dealing with this issue for a while. Sometimes its bad, sometimes its mild. I thought it would be fixed when I got new tires and suspension, but no dice. What happens is when I make right turns it feels like the tire is rubbing, I can hear and feel the vibration. The tire is not rubbing though. Im not really afraid somethig is going to fail, just the noise and vibration is annoying. What could be the possible culprit.? My car has 69k miles on it.

Also, not sure if this is related but if my car is in drive and I turn my wheel all the way to the right to lock while my foot is on the brake, there is a very strong vibration, steering wheel vibrates, loud noises! Nothing when I turn to the left, EXCEPT, if I put the car in reverse and turn to left lock the same thing happens. Don't believe this is normal or if its related to the other problem. I believe my sway bar links need to be replaced because when going over bumps sometimes I hear that metal on metal clank and crunch.


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Old 06-02-2012, 02:50 PM   #2
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Are you applying gas when you make the turn? I'm wondering if a CV joint might be on its way out. I have a similar issue, but mine isn't a vibrating, it's more of a clicking/thunking sound, when making right hand turns.
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Are you applying gas when you make the turn? I'm wondering if a CV joint might be on its way out. I have a similar issue, but mine isn't a vibrating, it's more of a clicking/thunking sound, when making right hand turns.


Posted via FF Mobile Yes I am, and I was wondering that too. Yea when I was at the shop the other day for my battery I askes and they said i it was the CV joint it be a clicking sound. Mine just sounds like rubbing. CV looks like it would be expensive, so if its bot def that Id rather not replace it.
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Posted via FF Mobile Yes I am, and I was wondering that too. Yea when I was at the shop the other day for my battery I askes and they said i it was the CV joint it be a clicking sound. Mine just sounds like rubbing. CV looks like it would be expensive, so if its bot def that Id rather not replace it.

Well, it used to be that back in the day (haha.. never thought I'd hear myself say that) you could keep your original axle, and rebuild the CV joint itself.

Nowadays though, I think the CV joint is included (along with a new rubber boot) with the axle.

I actually priced an axle replacement with a local mechanic, and he quoted me $190 including parts.
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Well, it used to be that back in the day (haha.. never thought I'd hear myself say that) you could keep your original axle, and rebuild the CV joint itself.

Nowadays though, I think the CV joint is included (along with a new rubber boot) with the axle.

I actually priced an axle replacement with a local mechanic, and he quoted me $190 including parts.


Posted via FF Mobile Not bad, I forget where I saw it but a CV shaft was like $300. It doesn't sound like it would be that. Maybe its another bushing somewhere on that side.
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