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Old 05-22-2004, 17:16   #1 (permalink)
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Question Mettalic knocking noise?????

Hi guys,
Ive got a five speed manual which makes a knocking noise when the car is moving and there is close to no load on the gear box - little revs. The other day, I jumped underneath and found that there was some free play up and down and in the axial direction (- it felt generally worn) where the tail shaft slides over the spline in the extension housing. Is this normal or could it be the cause of the knocking????????
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Re: Mettalic knocking noise?????

yeh ive got the same problem, apparently its the differental the carrier inside. take it to a diff expert, a cheap fix would be a minispool or a s/h centre - see how you go
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Re: Mettalic knocking noise?????

Yer, ive had the diff checked out. Its fine apparently. Though could be hard to tell
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