Re: Steering column vibration
"Dave Gower" <davegow.removethis.@magma.ca> skrev i meddelandet
> "per" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
>> Bad outer joints make a knocking noise when turning tight, but bad inner
>> joints can sometimes not be heard when turning at low speeds, and yet
>> provide ample vibration at high speed.
> OK, I won't argue that one not having personal experience with it, but if
> I remember correctly the outers take the greatest punishment since they
> have much greater angles to transfer power through (they handle the
> steering motion whereas the inners handle the suspension movement), so are
> what usually fails first, or am I wrong?
I've had many front wheel driven cars, and the outer joints have always
But, on Ford Focus the inner joints seem to be a weak point, and one of mine
have failed before any outer joints problems.