Drive Train Axles Bearings problem
2001 Volkswagen Passat 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 99,000 miles
I recently replaced the drive shafts since the old boots were split. The repair went well but shortly after I noticed that when I accelerate there is a strong vibration.
The vibration occurs right from zero speed all the way to hard acceleration above 80 miles per hour.
No matter what the speed if I am not accelerating the car runs smoothly with no noise or vibration.
I backed off the six bolts on the inboard end of the drive shafts at the drive plate and reseated the parts and carefully re-tightened the bolts but with no improvement.
I checked the torque on the center bolt in each hub and it was correctly to spec. And then tried to tighten them further but could not.
have the same problem?
Thursday, July 9th, 2009 AT 8:05 PM