First off i was drivind when my ball joint broke resulting in my tire being sideways had it towed and saw all my transmission fluid leaking. my personal mechanic fixed my ball joint then said that my cv axle was broke to i replaced that along with a transmission seal were the axle goes into but now it still leaking not as bad but bad enough. I drove the car and i hear a clicking rubbing noise inf front tire area
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SOUND LIKE TRANSMISSION COOLER LINE FITTING AT THE RADIATOR EITHER CAME LOOSE OR THE LINE BROKE RUPTURE.IT WOULD THAT LINE TO BREAK TO LEAK OUT ALL TRANSMISSION FLUID FLUID SINCE FLUID UNDER PUMP PRESSURE.FILL TRANSMISSION BACK UP WITH FLUID AND FIND THE LEAK.DONT DRIVE UNTIL LEAK FOUND OR YOU COULD DAMAGE THE TRANSMISSION.
hi the broken gaiter/boot could be a problem normally these are full of lubricating grease as they have ball bearings in side, this is called a CV joint, or constant velocity joint, when the bearings get dry they make more of a clicking noise more than a cracking noise, but it would be advisable to get the gaiter repaired/replaced, the noise you may be hearing could be a track rod end or a ball joint, when these are worn they tend to move in directions they are not made to do, ie sideways motion, also, the spring caps can also make this noise if one of the springs have come out of their seat and as you turn one way it tries to pop back in but when you turn the other way it pops out again, you could have a friend turn the steering wheel for you to test this, best way to test this would be to just turn the wheel without the engine running so to put as much strain on the front as possible, to test if the ball joint/track rod end has worn, is to jack each side up and pull the bottom of the wheel and push the top in a shaking motion any movement will show where it is coming from track rod end or ball joint...hope this helps
fluid lever should be full if it is / smell the fluid , is it smell burnt if not you may have a bad axle with 1 axle broke the car will not move .check the half axles called cv joints transmission apply's power to the tire that spins always so if 1 is broke it will spin and do nothing / doesnt move . it might not even be the transmission . good luck
Not too clear what broke...Is it the ball joint or the c/v joint on the drive axle itself. If you are mechanically inclined neither job is impossible to do. However, It's not a job i'd do on the side of the road or in someone's parking lot. Unless it was a dire emergency, with no other options. From your post, I gather that you are not too familiar with auto repair, so maybe you should consider having it done by a reliable shop. If you do the job, I suggest you get a manual and ask qustions here if you have a problem. Good luck
Not hard, you'll need a special socket to get the axle nut off and getting the bearing out of the spindle is usually a real chore. Since it sounds like the spindle is already out, you might be able to do it in a press.
To get the ball joints out of the spindle, drive them out with a hammer. If you need to get the ball joint out of the axle, strike the axle next to where the ball joint taper is with a large hammer. That will usually distort the axle material enough (for a split second) to let the tappered section loose.