I have a 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander, and ive been told that the front ball bearings have a big chance of popping out... how long does my car have before they pop out? and how can i resolve that problem?


Asked by Nov 21, 2013 at 01:59 AM about the 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Front Axle, Ball Bearings
Sound: Metal on Metal.......................IS NOT BRAKES
Car is fine when idling, but when u apply below 10 mph. of gas, the car would shake as if
the car is about ready to slam down onto the road and all 4 tires would come off.

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If it is in fact the C/V joints on the axles and they are that bad they cold pop at any time, the best thing to do would be to replace the axle assemblies as you have most likely damaged the joints beyond repair.

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