As of about 3 weeks ago my 1993 Ford Escort started making a thumping sound whenever I drive it. It feels like something is stuck on one of the tires, but there is nothing at all on my tires. It is stronger on the driver side. Has anyone ever had this happen to them, and if so---what did you do to correct the problem? Thanks in advance-----------MV
Thumping on 1993 Ford Escort
by nycfordescortdriver in Flushing, NY on April 09, 2009
ANSWER by dandd on April 10, 2009
If it feels like it is coming from the front, it could be a bad CV joint on one of your axles. As your axle rotates it will wobble. Do your ever hear a clicking sound when making turns? (Another sign of a bad CV joint )
Can you tell if a C-V joint is bad by grabing the shaft and checking for movement up or down or front to back. After you get over 30 mph I don't notice it. The front tiers are new and I felt the ba...