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B14 95-99 chassis 1995-1999 Sentra and 1995-1998 200SX

 
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post #1 of 2 Old Nov 30th, 2012, 09:45 AM Thread Starter
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Steering feels loose

This weekend I'm going to try to address some loose steering with my 99 Sentra - replacing the left-side driveaxle and tie-rod ends. The steering feels loose, around an inch of play or so and at low speeds, there is rumbling/vibration when turning left.

At low speeds, I can feel a rumble when the car turns left. I've replaced the right-side transaxle before, which resolved this problem last time (the rumbling/vibration). Is it harder to remove the left driveaxle than the right? Any tips?

What else should I look at while I'm down there?
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post #2 of 2 Old Nov 30th, 2012, 01:41 PM
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Actually, since it's shorter, I think it's easier to do the left side than the right. You'll need the same tools as you did for the other side. Personally, I like to replace the diff seal on the trans case when I replace an axle, but that's optional as long as you don't cut the seal during the R&R. I just don't like pulling the axle a second time due to a leaking seal.
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