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Re: [T3] SqueakSqueakSqueakSqueak


Doug,
In my experience, failing/failed CV joints don't tend to squeak.  My guess
would be either worn/out-of-alignment brake shoes, or dried-out/failing
wheel bearings.
John
John McMahon
Abilene, Texas
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Brashear" <dougbrashear@yahoo.com>
To: <type3-d@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 11:39 AM
Subject: [T3] SqueakSqueakSqueakSqueak


> Hello all,
>
> The past few days I've been hearing a constant,
> oscillating squeak coming from the right side of my
> '73 Fastback. It only occurs when moving, and it
> speeds up as the car does. The sound doesn't change
> when I apply either the rear or front brakes, and only
> goes away when I come to a stop.
>
> Seems that it's probably wheel or CV joint bearings,
> but I just wanted to get your take on it. There are
> none of the usual CV joint knocks that might indicate
> an issue there, though.
>
> If it is the CV joint and the boots are in good shape,
> is it possible for me to lubricate the existing joint?
> Is this even worth trying?
>
> Obviously my first step is to jack up that side of the
> car and rotate the front and rear wheels independent
> of each other to see which is squeaking. If it is the
> rear, though, how can I tell if the issue is with the
> wheel breaing or the CV joints?
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> - Doug :-)
> Falls Church, VA
>
>
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