crunching noise x2

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crunching noise x2

Postby V8vroom » Thu 23.07.2015, 08:28

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I have noticed on 2 occasions that when 'pressing on' especially tight corning I hear a terrible crunching noise that seems to come from the transmission area of the car??It goes after around 5 seconds or so and sounds like something gets loose and interferes with something moving and then settles... it has only happened twice but sounds terrible... interestingly changing gear / steering etc is totally unaffected so it doesn't seem to be a mechanical problem with the drive or transmission itself... I thought the first step to investigate might be to unbolt the handbrake / transmission tunnel to see what's going on in there.... anyone had similar??

Collague has just said wheel bearings though so that may be the obvious source of the problem??

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Re: crunching noise x2

Postby GeoffSmith » Thu 23.07.2015, 10:16

Maybe the jackshaft.
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Re: crunching noise x2

Postby epipete » Thu 23.07.2015, 10:46

GeoffSmith wrote:Maybe the jackshaft.


Those bolts (#6) were missing on my car, check them first - nice and easy if this is all it is!
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Re: crunching noise x2

Postby Artaban » Thu 23.07.2015, 14:44

I seem to recall one of the bolts (no:6) on my car was loose when SJ's first checked over my car when I bought it. The reason is because its not a standard metric bolt and the parts list doesn't specify what it is; it simply says "bolt". Apparently a previous owner had thought a normal bolt would fit so it came loose??? Never did research it any further as SJ's put the correct bolt in. Might be worth a call to Steve if they are missing, though its not listed as an available part on his website.

Does anyone know what the bolt actually is? Size, length, thread pitch?

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Re: crunching noise x2

Postby V8vroom » Thu 23.07.2015, 14:46

thanks guys - it is due a service at Kelvedon soon so I will ask them to check it out!
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