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1990 Ford Thunderbird SC Question: IRS leak on one side

 

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HOBO JO, Mission Viejo, CA, March 01, 2011, 15:05
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Leaks on one side only between wheel and center
there is also a small thump when starting out.

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    DaveJHM March 01, 2011, 23:30
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    Obviously the leak needs to be stopped first and foremost. Sounds like an axle seal. The thump could be anything from a mount that's worn to a universal joint issue to a ring and pinion issue. A good inspection will figure it out.

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