How do you know which side of CV joint is bad?
If It remember correctly, it is usually the inside wheel – i.e. if the noise is louder on sharp right turns, it’s the right hand joint and vice versa. The best way to tell is to jack up the car and support it on stands.
How much does it cost to replace a CV joint on a Hyundai Sonata?
Hyundai Sonata CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement costs $327 on average.CarServiceEstimate2015 Hyundai SonataL4-2.4LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly – Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$Hyundai SonataL4-2.4LService typeAxle / CV Shaft Assembly – Passenger Side Rear ReplacementEstimate$421.596
How do you check for excessive play in a CV joint?
Place one hand on each side of the CV joint and twist the axle back and forth in opposite directions. If it feels excessively sloppy or makes clicking sounds, the joint needs to be replaced.
Is CV joint and CV Axle the same thing?
CV (constant-velocity) axles, (also known as half-shafts), are used in front-wheel drive vehicles to transfer the engine’s power from the transaxle to the two drive wheels. A CV axle has two CV joints (an inner joint and an outer joint).
How long can you drive with a worn CV joint?
about five months
How far can you drive with a broken CV joint?
You can drive on a damaged CV joint for a small period of time, but there is no telling how long “safe” it will last. There are many factors, such as where you drive, how fast you are going – particularly around turns, the amount of dirt/dust/debris in the areas you drive, how much water gets into the joint, and more.