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Old 12-26-2007, 07:08 PM   #1
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Default Checking for a Blown Diff?

99% sure the diff is blown but is there any way to check without taking the diff out and taking the housing off? I have the car up on jackstands right now. Thanks!
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Old 12-26-2007, 07:45 PM   #2
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I'm pretty sure if it's fubared you would have noticed it while driving.
check the fluid for metal chunks too
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Try spinning the driveshaft with your hand and see what the wheels do??
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Yeah, when mine went, it completely grenaded and I had to have it towed to the shop.

Before it went though, it began to make a lot of noise. It sounded like grinding and it always occured at the same rpm and the noise always had the same pattern, like clockwork.
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