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Prop shaft bearing

Discussion in 'Engine, Drivetrain, Fuel and Exhaust' started by nigelbunt, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. nigelbunt

    nigelbunt Guest

    Thought exhaust was knocking on my c class 200k . Had it in garage exhaust been bent banged an twisted . All holders in place but still a knocking sound coming from middle roughly around gear shift area . Been advised could be prop shaft bearing . Prop shaft does have some play in it . Anyone any ideas :confused:
     
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    television Always remembered RIP

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    Yes it could be that and some details of doing this job in the DIY section,,,would you be doing it your self
     
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    DIYMAN Senior Member

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    I would check to see if the rubber boot on the prop shaft is split and flapping against the underside of the car as the shaft rotates.
     
  4. EmilysDad

    EmilysDad Senior Member

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    Assume it's a two piece prop. Get hold of it & try to get movement out of it, try twisting against the U/J joints
     
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    Did one yesterday on a slk, the mounting fails, so you get up/down movement but not rotational play.
     

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