Tag: universal joints

4 Posts

Sep 01, 1998

How can you tell when a U-joint is bad?

Dear Car Talk

How do you tell when a particular U-joint is bad I have the classic squeaking noise of a bad U-joint but my truck a Ford F has three different U-joints I tried prying each of them with a screwdriver figuring...

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Jan 01, 1998

When braking my steering wheel rattles and shakes.

Dear Car Talk

First of all I have to disagree with you gentlemen on your opinion of BMW drivers we don't ALL drive on the sidewalk I have a e and it has a problem I cannot figure out Sometimes when I step...

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Oct 01, 1989

Is there a bowling ball in my engine?

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I have a question about my Jeep CJ Scrambler When I have it in wheel drive and hit a bump it sounds as if a bowling ball is loose under my feet When the wheels are locked into wheel drive...

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Jan 01, 1989

If it sounds like a double breasted zoot, call your tailor.

Dear Car Talk

I have an ' Ford F- Wheel Drive Pick-up The rear chirps when the Clutch engages The sound seems to be coming from around the rear universal joint Also the truck shakes at - MPH then settles down What's wrong...

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