4kq center differential noise
Fri, 15 Nov 2002 14:17:32 -0800 (PST)
Local bearing supply houses. I either mike them or
just give them the # on the bearing and they cross it.
Only thing I've been stymied on so far was the wheel
bearings. No one could get them. Otherwise I haven't
bought a bearing, seal or o-ring from the stealer yet.
--- William Perron <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thanks for the information. Where did you get your
> bearings from?
> Bill Perron
> --- james accordino <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On my 89 200q, the noise get progressively
> > worse/louder until I KNEW what it was. A wiggle
> > the output flange and the gear oil leaking
> > confirmed.
> > The rear bearing was crumbs. Less than $25-30 for
> > both bearings (1 at the front and rear of the
> > and the seal. Actually a piece of cake. I did
> > job after coming home from work and was ready the
> > next
> > day. I HAD the stuff and gear oil already.
> > Jim Accordino
> > ps- check the output flange for excess play or
> > oil leakage
> > --- William Perron <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Experiencing a whirring/turbine/bad bearing
> > > from
> > > the center differential area. Related to road
> > > speed.
> > > I had read previosly on the list that this might
> > be
> > > the front CV joint on the center driveshaft, or
> > > possibly a bearing in the center differerntial.
> > > finaly was forced to drop the center driveshaft
> > due
> > > to
> > > the failure of the center support bearing.
> > > Unfortunately, the whirring noise is still there
> > > without the center driveshaft installed. It is
> > > definately coming from the rear of the center
> > > differential. I know that a few of you had
> > tackled
> > > the replacement of the rear bearing in the
> > > differential. Any tips/procedures would be
> > > appreciated as well as approx cost of bearing-
> > > does it make sense to install a complete used
> > > transmisison? Can the bearing replacement be
> > > with the transmission still in the car?
> > >
> > > PS- I was able to drive the car around town w/o
> > the
> > > driveshaft w/ the center differential locked.
> > > did
> > > not want to stay locked at highway speeds
> > > Would this indicate a weak differential lock
> > servo?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Bill Perron
> > > '85 4kq sans center driveshaft
> > > '95.5 S6 Avant
> > >
> > >
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