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Old 09-17-2007, 07:07 AM
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Default Front wheel wobbling

If you guys remember I had previously posted about some problems with my steering. Yesterday after going through the entire steering and suspension system for he umpteenth time, the mechanic and I were lost. When I got home I jacked up the front and allowed the wheels to turn in 2nd gear whileI looked from underneath.I realised that the left front wheel was wobbling and the disc, caliper and everything was following the same wobbling motion. Wheel bearings were changed 3 weeks ago because they started growling. I asked the mechanic about it and he said that it sounds as though the "drive flange" is bad. ( thing that holds the wheel studs). Just wanted to know what you guys thought and get a second opinion.
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Old 09-17-2007, 07:22 AM
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Possibly the brake rotor and hub ("drive flange?") are not in good contact, that will make the rotor and wheel wobble. Take it apart to see if the hub itself wobbles, and check for rust or other foreign material on the face of the hub or the matching surface of the rotor.

It is not necessary to run the engine for such tests, just put it in neutral and turn the wheel by hand.
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Old 09-23-2007, 05:38 PM
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ok i checked the disk thats fine but i am lost at the hub.
How do i get it off to check it for rust at the back
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Old 09-23-2007, 08:25 PM
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hey wassup man im sorry i dont have good news,but im having some problems with my right front tire it wobbles also and make a weird noise.the studs were stripped.the caliper top screw was all the way in i couldnt see it only the bottom thinking its the wheels hub and the caliper but i was just wondering if it hard to change thanks man
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Old 11-17-2007, 04:17 PM
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I need to order a hub/ flange but can't find a website that has what i want. Can anyone help?

1997 DX coupe D16Y7 EJ6
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Old 11-17-2007, 04:38 PM
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Which part in the picture do you want to replace?

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Old 11-17-2007, 04:44 PM
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i had this once it ended up being a bent drive shaft
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