VIDEO: Diagnosing Drivetrain Stabilization

VIDEO: Diagnosing Drivetrain Stabilization

The angles of the universal and cardan joints on a driveshaft have a limited range of motion. If the angle of the pinion, transmission or axle exceed the specifications, it can result in noise and damage to the drivetrain. Andrew Markel shows how a worn motor mount or damaged axle can result in a customer noise compliant. Sponsored by TrakMotive.

The angles of the universal and cardan joints on a driveshaft have a limited range of motion. If the angle of the pinion, transmission or axle exceed the specifications, it can result in noise and damage to the drivetrain. Andrew Markel shows how a worn motor mount or damaged axle can result in a customer noise compliant. Sponsored by TrakMotive.

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