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Originally submitted by T:<br /><br />==Noises:==<br />===Symptom:===<br />===Knocking from one or both sides of the rear axle:==== <br />Knocking from one or both sides of the rear axle with the throttle shut and the vehicle coasting.<br /><br />===Cause:===<br />The sidegear bearing for that axle in the Differential Carrier (the Hemisphere) <br />is worn into an oval shape. The differential end of that axle is being stirred around in a circle and the axle is being flexed with each rotation. This can cause an axle to break.<br /><p>===Terms:===</p><p>[http://holdenpaedia.oldholden.com/Terms Terms]</p>
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Originally submitted by T:<br /><br />==Noises:==<br />===Symptom:===<br />===Knocking from one or both sides of the rear axle:===<br />Knocking from one or both sides of the rear axle with the throttle shut and the vehicle coasting.<br /><br />===Cause:===<br />The sidegear bearing for that axle in the Differential Carrier (the Hemisphere) <br />is worn into an oval shape. The differential end of that axle is being stirred around in a circle and the axle is being flexed with each rotation. This can cause an axle to break.<br /><p>===Terms:===</p><p>[http://holdenpaedia.oldholden.com/Terms Terms]</p>

Revision as of 06:19, 19 July 2007

Originally submitted by T:

==Noises:==
===Symptom:===
===Knocking from one or both sides of the rear axle:===
Knocking from one or both sides of the rear axle with the throttle shut and the vehicle coasting.

===Cause:===
The sidegear bearing for that axle in the Differential Carrier (the Hemisphere)
is worn into an oval shape. The differential end of that axle is being stirred around in a circle and the axle is being flexed with each rotation. This can cause an axle to break.

===Terms:===

Terms