So i was on my way to work today, driving about 35mph in a straight line and i hear two loud pops. I got home and crawled under my truck and sure enough i'm leaking grease. It wasn't in the wheel well or anything, i can't see a tear in my boot but it's leaking.
It's an after market CV that was put in by GMC where i bought the truck at the time of purchase. Not sure if the coils are just to much for them or what, but i didn't think i had them cranked that much. Could just be coincidence, who knows.
Anyways, here's what's leaking. I didn't see a tear in the boot, but i suppose it could be on the top side where i just can't see. I know it's fucked up so no sense tracking down the leak i'll just replace it.
And i'm not sure what this area is called, but where the CV meets the diff has play in it. When i grab it and slide it side to side it slides back and forth. My OEM on the other side doesn't move really at all.
So how long can i drive on this before i HAVE to get it fixed? Is this a CV issue, bad seal to the diff, what's going on here? I want to replace it asap, but i'll have to find someone willing to lend me tools and a hand. I saw Matt do his CV so i'm pretty sure i can bang it out if someone would be willing to lend me the right tools.