Whether new or remanufactured, complete CV axle assemblies can throw you a curveball from time to time.
There are three types of modern driveshafts with multiple configurations.
If a CV joint fails, it rarely fails on its own. Outside factors can damage a joint worse than cutting a boot with a knife.
These are some of the frequently asked questions about driveshaft, axle and drivetrain noise.
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When lifting a vehicle, modifications are made to the suspension so that bigger tires can be installed and to provide more clearance under the vehicle for off-road driving. This means the frame and body will be moved up and away from the wheels, which causes the CV axle angles to become extreme, often causing binding,
The core controls for most AWD systems are the ABS, traction control and stability control components.
The award-winning Ultimate Dana 60 axles are built to meet the rigors of off-road driving.
Once the vehicle is moving, you might hear a whine coming from the center of the vehicle. The noise will change as speed increases and might change as power is applied.
Here are some general rules to follow when it comes to driveshafts.