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2005 Ford Freestar has a shake in the front when you apply power after changing the right CV joint.

thewell1936
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Asked by thewell1936 Jun 02, 2011 at 03:05 PM about the 2005 Ford Freestar

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The mechanic has tried 2 CV axles and it still does it. Please help

4 Answers

Briant Vidrih
105

When applying power, you mean accelerating, correct?

thewell1936
15

Yes

Briant Vidrih
105

It could be the joints themselves. get your mechanic to look at the u-joints (if any) and the a-arm and all bearings for any unnecessary movement.

Mathieu Beauchamp
265

why u change the cv joint? if its after a smash...its probably the differential...check the inner side of the old cv joint for anormal appearance...also check the freeplay of the joint close to tranny by applying hand pressure in up n down way (noon to 6) if all this are ok be sure u got the good cv joint, this appen to me on a gm due to a smash :(

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