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Re: 4kq rear propeller shaft
> Mason Bender <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dear Quattrophiles-
> I know many people have met with the demise of the center bearing in
> the propeller shaft to the rear diff.
> Could someone please take a moment and describe the symptoms of the
> I think I am probably at the begining stages of this, however I am not
> sure. Currently my 4kq (126k) whines from the middle of the car. The
> sound is especially noticable inside the car (barely noticable
> outside). The whine is only audible in cold weather, and is vehicle
> speed dependant.
> TIA for any info,
> Mason B
I have experienced the same thing these last couple of freezing days in
Texas. I hear a grumbling/whining sound from the center tunel area
which is strictly speed related, mostly in very low speeds (<10 mph)
when coming to a stop or starting from a stop. I hadn't heard the sound
in warmer weather and the sound goes away after driving for a while.
The car is also a 4kq and has about 135k mi. on the clock. Is my center
bearing on the way out? Please tell me this is not the case.