Drive Train Axles Bearings problem
2000 Honda Accord 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 100040 miles
Okay so I bought this car used about 2 months ago. When I would break or turn left the car would SOMETIMES squeal. Not all the time. Well 4 days ago I was driving and hit a curb at about 30mph, pretty hard hit. The drivers side front tire started making a whoosh-whoosh noise as I drive. It has since gotten louder. When I brake, it grinds horrible sounds like metal on metal. I stop by a busy mechanic shop, they jump in go around the corner and say it sounds like the axle needs to be replaced. I stop by my uncle he says CV joints. That was the first 2 days. 3rd day, reverse isnt kicking in. I have to force gas petal and only then it moves very slowly and sounds like the car is dragging something underneath. I brake, the car doesnt want to stop, I have to pull E brake. 4th day. Last night scared crap out of me not being able to stop so its sitting parked. So now I'm not sure what needs to be replaced. They said the brakes are fine, but a bad axle can mess up my transmission. Could it have messed up the tranny in 3 days of driving? What is my best bet on getting fixed? I'm a student, only work part time so would like to replace the right part the first time around. I dont have the extra 100-150 for a diagnosis at a good shop. Would it be fairly easy to replace any part myself?
have the same problem?
Thursday, October 21st, 2010 AT 10:54 AM