[200q20v] Not Centre Drive shaft bearing -maybe worse

Wolff wolff at turboquattro.com
Fri Mar 23 19:45:21 EST 2001

> That front CV joint gets quite a bit of heat from the adjacent exhaust
> system, so over time (10 yrs) the grease gets hard.  Don't replace until
> you first clean and relube the old one.  If the balls and races are not
> damaged, this will fix it.  BTDT
> Bernie

On mine, there was about 1/4" of side to side freeplay. Definately worn out.
Maybe they should be repacked as a 60k mile service item?

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