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February 13, 2021

Why is grease coming out of my CV axle?

Why is grease coming out of my CV axle?

A grease leak is the most common sign you’ll witness with a CV axle leaking. With extended use, wear, and tear, the CV boot can dry out which results in tears and cracks. Once that happens, the CV boot will allow grease to seep through inside the wheel.

Do you need to grease CV axles?

If you wait too long to grease the CV joint, it will wear from lack of lubrication or contamination, requiring axle rebuilding or replacement. If you see CV grease all over the wheel well, shock absorber and brakes, but the axle is quiet, greasing the CV axle can prevent more complicated repairs.

Is curb rash dangerous?

What’s the Danger With Curb Rash? First, if you hit a curb with your wheel, it’s impossible to guarantee your tire will escape that encounter uninjured. It’s more likely your tire took the first impact of the collision and your rim was damaged after the tire was deformed and pushed out of the way.

How do you tell if you have full coverage or liability?

The difference between liability and full coverage is straightforward. Liability insures against the damage you could cause other people or their property while on the road. Full coverage applies to damage to your vehicle.