Jump to content
Ultimate Subaru Message Board

Recommended Posts

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.

Edited by 2003Baja

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×