[nikonf4] CV Joint

  • From: Koichi Mac <nikonf3tmd4@xxxxxxx>
  • To: Nikon F4 <nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 17:43:17 -0800

        I was guessing the right side too.  Right front wheel tend to run on 
more rugged part of the road…driver making steep turn on the right than on the 
left…….  The CV joint should last about 200K miles, doesn't it?

Koichi Yasutani - a.k.a. Steve + MP
Lakewood, WA U.S.A.
2010 / 11 / 20          17:43 PST

On Nov 15, 2010, at 2046 , Dave wrote:

> It takes a lot of miles or impact to break a CV joint and axle. If the cause 
> is wear, they should both be replaced. My guess: it's the right side. It 
> always fails 141 miles before the left one does :-). What kind of car?
> From: Eric Welch <ericwelch@xxxxxx>
> To: f4@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Mon, November 15, 2010 11:15:56 PM
> Subject: Re: Laguna Hills, north of San Diego
> Nope, employed just fine. But the right ball joint and axel are broken and 
> will be replaced tomorrow. So I'm taking the day off and laze around the 
> house all day, then take the bus to the repair shop to pick it up. 
> On Nov 15, 2010, at 8:12 PM, Robert McLaughlin wrote:
>> Great! Another unemployed!
>> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 8:10 PM, Eric Welch <ericwelch@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> I don't think so. I live on the south border of Camp Pendleton. But I have a 
>> non-working car at the moment. 

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