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#1 Ant c

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 10:12 PM

I got a mk1 focus an the other day i was drivin an my steerin wheel started shakin at 20mph then wen i went to pull off at a round about i heard a bang an my drivers side drive shaft had come off the wheel side and i had bearings and bit of metal were on the road does any 1 have any ideas why this might of happened ?

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#2 wase16ll

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 11:02 PM

cv joint collapsed, wouldnt recommend just changing the outer joint, when they break up like this you would be better off changing the whole shaft



#3 DanGersFord

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Posted 22 June 2013 - 12:48 PM

Moved to focus section

#4 mixmasterlooney

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:51 PM

Have a look at the other one and check the boot condition, if it becomes damaged and oil leaked out it will fail and fall apart




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