Re: Rr Diff noise
Ok, many thanks for the advice, the diff will stay in!
The vibration then. Prop shaft?
Should I replace them or simply the bearings and UJ's
"Huw" <hedydd[nospam]@tiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
> "D" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > My 94 Rangie ran low in rear diff oil recently. It now has a droning
> > that my non landy mechanic believes is the diff, and he tells me that a
> > landy mechanic checked it and it is really not to bad.
> > It has an occasional clunk and vibration now when hot, at times this is
> > matched by road speed, which they believe could be the UJ on the prop
> > shafts.
> > Is there an easy way to check the UJ's and if so can I isolate the
> > to the diff?
> > If it is the diff would slick 50 and thicker oil help, as it drives
> > smoothly
> > when cold, do the diffs have bearings that could be damaged?
> > Is replacing a diff a difficult or costly job and could it be done at
> > home?
> Don't bother replacing the diff unless it is unbearably noisy or
> broken. Try substances that are specifically meant to quieten diffs and
> gearboxes. Vapormatic dealers should have this stuff in stock. Your Vap
> dealer will likely be an ag engineer, from a one man band to a massive
> dealer. If you live or work in town, then Halfords might have some
> equivalent stuff.