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Front end of buick century shakes when accelerating

What is involved in changing the front axles of a 1998 buick century

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  • christoph535 May 11, 2010

    mringers, in the title for your request, you stated "Front end of buick shakes when....". Before you even go down the road of replacing your axles, I have to ask, what makes you certain that the axles have to be replaced? What have you ruled out so far?

    Da Saint is correct, this is a MAJOR, MAJOR job! If you are still considering doing the job, I would HIGHLY recommend you do a through amount of research on the web and buy a Chilton/Haynes manual for your make/model of car. Best of luck

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A lot of work & a pain in the rear if you don't have the right equipment. The biggest part is squeezing the coil springs and busting out the upper and lower ball joints. If you've never done it before I'd recommend taking it to a shop that has the pneumatic equipment to do the job. This is a real knuckle buster and worth paying somebody else to do it.

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