1997 Mazda 626 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 135000 miles
I recently went round and round with a mechanic shop I have been going to for about a year now. They notified me that my cv joints appeared to be going out because the boots had ripped and the grease was flinging out. I had them do both of the front axles only to find that the seal where the drivers side connects to the transmission was messed up and now leaking the transmission lube and the passenger side was defective. I took it back and had it all "fixed" once again today. Now I have a rattle coming from the front end, sounds like its near the tire area. Its metal/tin rattling sound. Upon starting to check out the left and right sides, I found they installed an axle on the drivers side for a vehicle WITH abs and on the right side, an axle for a vehicle WITHOUT abs. Clearly I wont be taking future work to this shop, but is the noise I hear now potentially from the axle meant for a car with ABS? My car does NOT have ABS. What is my best route?
have the same problem?
Thursday, September 9th, 2010 AT 11:22 PM