CVJOINT/DRIVE AXLE OR

  • Tiny
  • millsap
  • 1993 Nissan 180SX
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 132,345 miles

Just bought a 1993 Nissan altima with 1322345 miles on it. Car is in decent condition engine is strong. About 2 days ago while im driving it seems to slip out of gear, when I go to put it in park or any other gear I hear a grinding. Now the guy I bought it from has changed the left cv joint I looked it's brand new. Also there is a very slow transmission fluid leak lokks to be the in board side of that cvjoint. Car goes into gear sometimes but the same happens seems when I turn sometimes think it might be the drive axle cvjoint not engaging

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Thursday, December 9th, 2010 AT 1:50 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Docfixit
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Think need to trans checked. CV joints don't engage the cage and ball is engaged call the time.

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Thursday, December 9th, 2010 AT 1:59 PM

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