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2004 Volvo XC70 Question: drive axel

 

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coastalmark, Turbo, Bel Air, MD, July 28, 2009, 08:33
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I have e ping in my drive axel when I shift from drive to reverse.
Major worry or none at all?

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, July 28, 2009, 09:35
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    It's hard to know without hearing it, but these axles can make a few weird noises when the splines on the shaft are dry. The fix is to remove the axle shaft from the hub, clean the splines and lube with a little moly grease.

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