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I remove the axle and notice the new outer CV joint seems oddly loose, play with it a little and realize it's almost completely off the axle! How can that be? I open the boot up, the joint slides right off as only the tip of the axle is in the joint and I see the Circlip is missing! I stick my finger up into the CV joint and find the clip is shoved up into ...


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The grinding is likely coming from the splines on the driveshaft. Either it is not fully engaged in the differential or the splines have become damaged. In neutral, if there is no resistance to movement, the shafts that the gears are located on will still rotate due to the viscosity of the oil. If your driveshaft is not fully home, the differential will be ...


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You can identify engine lugging; your car will start vibrating and shaking. Your engine will start feeling powerless with little to no response from the engine and accelerator pedal. Determine lowest rpm where engine torque is lowest. Below this rpm, lugging would occur when trying to accelerate since the least torque is generated. When lugging occurs, the ...


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Consider to perform the research necessary to create the answer to your question. When you accelerate, you have a general idea when to upshift. If you upshift too soon, your engine will lug until sufficient power is applied to get out of the lugging mode. Additionally, you'll develop a proper concept of the high end of the rpm if you upshift too late. In ...


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