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Old 06-30-2009, 09:27 AM   #11
nathancarter
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Originally Posted by White_Knuckles View Post
Usually, the damage has been done if your CV's are the vibe culprit. I'd have the wheel balance checked on a hunter machine to make sure.
+1

If it was to the point where it's knocking/clunking/vibrating, then it's already damaged. Repacking with grease will be a temporary solution at best.

I've read that you can replace just the joint, not the whole axle - not owning an Xi, I don't know if this is true.

Many folks have had good luck with aftermarket axles for about 1/3 the price of new OE.
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