Maui314
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CV joints?

Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:52 pm

2011 in reverse, turning hard it feels like wheel wants to fall off. Rhythmic rise and fall as when turns.
Not a nice feeling. Ideas?

alozzy
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Re: CV joints?

Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:00 pm

That sounds more like a lower suspension arm (ball joint).
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Maui314
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Re: CV joints?

Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:36 pm

Hmm. Ok, what am I looking for?

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Re: CV joints?

Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:21 am

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Re: CV joints?

Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:43 am

This is called... Don't write about it..... Take it to a mechanic.... nuf said...

Maui314
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Re: CV joints?

Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:11 pm

Just like to talk to a mechanic with some knowledge. Thanks all

Maui314
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Re: CV joints?

Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:38 am

Found this:
“Its completely due to suspension geometry. Because with power going to the front then the effect of caster angle on torque steer becomes a factor. It would have nothing to do with the front differential or any of the drive components. It would still be entirely due to suspension goemetry- caster, toe, camber.
Turning on a tight radius the outside wheel travels further, causing the outside wheel to hop, because essentially its skidding.”

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