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03 Baja clicking sound around 25-35mph


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#1 2003Baja

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 06:07 PM

Just got this baja its got 200k on it, when driving down the road starting at about 25mph going on to 35mph theres a click, sounds like from the back of the trans or something not sure

 

Thought it was axles but the boots are fine and both axles have no play, maybe a u joint or driveshaft out of balance? All gears go in fine, theres no vibrations from it, i just here a clicking sound, opinions?

 

Also im probably brining it into a shop this week.


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Posted 08 April 2013 - 08:33 PM

YOu have a driveshaft with 4 universal joints and a center bearing. At that mileage I wouldnt be surprised if you had a uni problem.



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Posted 08 April 2013 - 10:28 PM

YOu have a driveshaft with 4 universal joints and a center bearing. At that mileage I wouldnt be surprised if you had a uni problem.

Are axles coming out of trans suppose to have a little play in and out? also yeah im aware, taking it to a shop this week hopefully



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Posted 08 April 2013 - 10:33 PM

Yes a little play is normal. If you need a driveshaft get a used one or a rebuilt one. 



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Posted 09 April 2013 - 05:50 PM

Yes a little play is normal. If you need a driveshaft get a used one or a rebuilt one. 

Ok good, and yeah im not sure, i'll keep this updated on what the shop says it is.



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Posted 09 April 2013 - 06:38 PM

how loud is it?  have someone sit in the bed and tell you if it's left, right, or center.

left right would indicate a probaly wheel bearing or dust shield/brake issue

center would indicate the driveshaft ujoint or carrier bearing.

 

rockford makes replacement ujoints for a shop willing to install it.  machine shops are best, many mechanics won't do it.

new driveshafts are waaaay overpriced, many hundreds of dollars.

 

www.car-parts.com for lowest priced local used one






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