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Old 04-29-2010, 08:56 PM   #1
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Question Narrowing down driveshaft issue, rumbling front right during acceleration

Just went to a shop today to finally get my car checked out and they are suggesting a drive shaft issue.

Symptom: When I accelerate(especially quickly) I am getting a rumbling from the front right that I originally thought was almost like a loss of traction(I actually thought it was in need of an alignment, since I recently replaced the struts and mounts).

They suggested that it was somewhere on the driveshaft, perhaps the center support bearing. I am going to take a look tonight since they wanted $200 just for diagnosis...

Does anybody have some tips on what I should be looking for to further diagnose the problem?

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Old 04-29-2010, 08:58 PM   #2
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id probably say there close to on the money
either that or the guibo any center bearing ive ever replace is for noise generally
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Old 04-29-2010, 09:03 PM   #3
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id probably say there close to on the money
either that or the guibo any center bearing ive ever replace is for noise generally
I will definitely check that out, I found this great article from Rogue Engineering for diagnosing the Guibo:
http://www.rogueengineering.com/Merc...ory_Code=GUIBO
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