[200q20v] front axle - Resolution [long]

Peter Schulz peschulz at cisco.com
Thu May 3 12:39:24 EDT 2001


Point for the future - failing outer CV joint can be detected when driving 
slowly around a parking lot, you'll hear a chunka, chunka, type noise.  CV 
boots should be inspected when you're changing your oil, another CV joint 
test is to grab the axle and look for excess play.

Wheel bearings tend to make variable pitched whining noises depending on 
road speed.

You did the right thing by following up - I do have a bad gut feeling about 
the garage wanting to "take you".

At an inspection station, a friend had similar issues about tail lights or 
license plate lights...when she got out of the car to look the lights 
"mysteriously" starting working...before I found out about this I went to 
the same station and "Failed" because 3 of of my third brake light bulbs 
were out.Hello?


Did YOU hear the noise? even when the mechanic drove with you?


At 08:13 AM 5/3/2001 -0700, Gorman, Ken (PA62) wrote:
>I took Brett's advice and arrived at the shop unannounced and asked the
>mechanic why the axle was bad, what made it bad, what was the state
>pass/fail criteria used, etc.

Peter C. Schulz				peschulz at cisco.com
Quality Systems Engineer/SSE		http://www.cisco.com
Customer Contact Business Unit (CCBU)	Direct: 978.275.7772
Cisco Systems, Inc. 			Fax: 	978.275.5299
900 Chelmsford Street 			Pager: 	800.365.4578
Lowell, MA 01851 USA

More information about the 200q20v mailing list