I have a 97 Starlet Sportif with 40,000 miles. My nearside pass/side drive shaft had popped out of the inner cv or tripod joint, it had tore the rubber boot and the shaft was hanging down with the three tripod bearing on the end of the shaft still intact. The cv or tripod housing was still connected in to the transmission.
I brought the car to a mechanic and got a new driveshaft fitted. On driving home from there the car was making the same noise it was before the driveshaft originally popped out. On pulling out of a junction I felt the familar bang and had to bring the car to the side of the road. It wouldn't drive.I got out to observe that the new drive shaft had popped out too :-(
Any ideas on a solution or which part needs replaced?
All help is appreciated and I thank you for your time. I have included a diagram to give a better idea of what it looks like now.
have the same problem?
Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 AT 12:26 AM