Which side CV joint is bad?

1 Answer:
  • Ricc Wan
    If the CV joint gets louder or quieter or noticeably changes in pitch while turning in either direction, then you have a bad outer joint. If the wheel angle doesn't noticeably affect the CV joint sound, then it's the inner joint. Confirm your diagnosis by crawling under the car and manually checking the CV joint.
  • How much does CV joint cost?

    A CV joint itself can cost between $95 and $210. Hiring a mechanic to perform a replacement will be between $165 and $800. The price mainly depends on whether you're replacing a double or single axle.
  • Does CV joint affect acceleration?

    Damaged Inner CV Joints Can Cause Vibration on Acceleration

    Damaged inner CV joints cause vibrations on acceleration and are very difficult to diagnose because the damage is so inconspicuous.
    28 ene 2019
  • Is a CV joint the same as a universal joint?

    A constant velocity (CV) joint does essentially the same thing as a U-joint, only better. There are two basic types: "ball-and groove" CV joints (called "Rzeppa" joints after the person who invented them) and "tripod" CV joints.24 ago 2010
  • How tight should CV axle nuts be?

    The nut on the spindle should be tightened until snug, with no side-to-side play in the hub and then backed off slightly, about maybe a 1/8 of a turn.14 ene 2015
  • Are axles expensive?

    On average, you can expect it to cost between $880 and $959 to replace your car axle shaft, depending on the type of car you drive and which axle is broken. However, it's possible that you'll just need to repair your axle rather than replace it.