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Re: Click!Click!Click! New drive shaft?

Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:32 pm

Baltneu wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:55 am
So it has been about a week since the repair and all good.
Wanted to just list what was done and the parts for the community:

Technician verified noise from both front axles

Installed 402624GA0C Nut, Quantity 2
Installed 400730L700 Cotter Pin, Quantity 2
Technician removed both front axles and applied moly lube grease to the hub bearing surfaces. Road tested OK.


All done under warranty.
I imagine the real fix was simply the grease and/or proper torque. If the hub lock nut was stripped you'd have had far more serious problems than clicking! The nut is always replaced if it is removed.
I noticed you're still working with polymers.

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Re: Click!Click!Click! New drive shaft?

Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:55 pm

Baltneu wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:30 pm
I would assume a Nissan dealership that sold me a Leaf can do the work

Yes. They have to be certified to work on them in order to sell them.
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Re: Click!Click!Click! New drive shaft?

Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:18 am

Good Morning,
My 2019 SV developed this symptom and the shop fixed it under warranty without a fuss.
They mentioned the service bulletin and explained what they did. They also mentioned the issue of the assembly tech missing the grease step.
Grease the drive shaft splines and re-torque the wheel nut. Car is quiet now
That, the Battery group tab recall and a state inspection took just a couple of hours.
For those that have this noise I would recommend getting it dealt with even if your car is out of warranty. I doubt it will be that expensive and bare metal banging on bare metal will wear eventually. Also if a wheel nut is loose that could cause an accident.

Nice to have a quiet car again.

Have a great day,
Greg
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