1998 Honda Accord 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 125000 miles
My accord EX is in great shape for the most part but I am experiencing problems with the oil burning down quickly, usually about every 1000 miles I have to get it topped off with 3-4 quarts. Brakes were replaced only about a year and 25k miles ago. I also have the brake light coming on and off frequently based on whether I push the brake or not. But it will come and go regardless of that too.
I am experiencing a rumbling noise that fluctuates based on when im turning and how fast i'm going. It's slower when i'm driving slower and less noticeble and clanky when im driving faster. If I keep it absolutely straight it seems to quiet down. Obviously I dont know what it sounds like on the passenger side but on the driver side I can feel it vibrate through my pedals and it seems to come from the far left wheel.
I've read some info about it possibly being related to wheel bearings, CV joints, axel shafts and sychro bearing inside the transmission. Does any of this make sense, i'm not too clear on anything and just relaying information i've found.
Haven't taken it in yet because i'm afraid of what i'm going to find out. It's been doing this for a few weeks now.
Friday, October 17th, 2008 AT 12:28 AM