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Re: LOW GRADE VIBRATION, RT. HAND TURNS...
> For a little while now I've had a very low grade vibration and low
> sound (like a little extra road/tire noise) most noticeable during right
> hand turns
> at speeds of 35mph and above. I had the sound and vibration with the old
> tires and was hoping
> it was just one bad tire on the left front corner. Well, it ain't.
I had a similar problem with my old '86 4000Q when it was about 4 yrs
old. When I checked under the car, I found a crack in the rubber boot
on the front (right) constant-velocity joint on the half-shaft. Sand/dirt
had got in and was causing noise during hard turns (parking-lot
maneuvers). I tried removing/replacing the boot after flushing out
the CVJ, and it improved but didn't cure the problem. I decided to
trade in the car on a '90 90Q20V, so never got to replacing the half-
shaft/joint combo in the end. Maybe you should check this on yours?
FYI-last week I bought a '97 A4Q 2.8. By far the best yet!