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DRIVESHAFT

Postby cwe » 12 Jan 2020, 10:46

Hi
Would like a bit of advice on my CV driveshaft, last year had the whole driveshaft replaced after having a knocking from the rear drivers side ,all well untill coming home from a trip and noticed a knocking again when I went around a roundabout and when I took a right turn,
now been doing a bit of research and it maybe loose bolts (6 spline ) or maybe grease dried up ?
so im going to try and tighten them and see if thats my problem,
but would a drive shaft after say 2000 miles fail this early ? or could it be a cheap inferior replacement fitted ? or could it be something else failing ?
and if it is the driveshaft what does anyone suggest change both sides (whole shafts) at the same time ?
and whats the best ones to purchase , was looking at the brickwerks ones at £180 each, as I don't mind paying for good quality
appreciate your views folks
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Re: DRIVESHAFT

Postby Timburrows » 12 Jan 2020, 11:22

Always good stuff from Brickwerks,cheep joints are cheep for a reason,grease shouldn’t dry up,if it’s a year old return under warranty
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Re: DRIVESHAFT

Postby cwe » 12 Jan 2020, 11:30

The thing is I was away in Devon and had to go to the nearest garage to get it replaced ,they changed the whole thing but don't know what one they replaced it with , so could be a cheap one , it cost me about £240 fitted, didn't have a choice really I was on holiday .....
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Re: DRIVESHAFT

Postby Timburrows » 12 Jan 2020, 11:51

Might still be worth contacting them to ask,photo of mileage video of knackered driveshaft in situ,nice polite non threatening letter,estimate for replacing and see what they think
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