Jump to content
jrhone

Rear end vibration under acceleration?

7 posts / 768 viewsLast Reply

Recommended Posts

Just did a 1000 mile trip in the 02 yesterday and on the last 200 miles I noticed a vibration from the rear end under load and especially acceleration. Come to think obit I think it's only in the forward gears. Looked under the car and didn't notice much except a leaky diff. Could my diff fluid be low? Or could it be failing? While coasting or out of gear and moving no vibration. Just when accelerating or maintaining speeds is it felt. Ideas? I first thought guibo but not sure.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Those are classic signs of a failing guibo.

If it is, find out why it failed rather than just replacing it.

Those symptoms can be of other things too. Differential bushings, rear carrier bushings, etc.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Guibo

guibolts

center bearing

CV bolts

Tires

center nut on the driveshaft

driveshaft bolts

trans output flange nut

diff input flange nut

rear hub nuts

Lug nuts

driveshaft u-joints

CV joints

that should be in a rough order of probability. If you have a 5- speed,

failure of one or more of those things from misalignment is possible.

hth

t

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It will go "toast" again unless you correct the alignment. Or if it was 40 years old, it may just be time took its toll.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.