When you put gmc vandura in reverse the transmission seems to drop into gear and is not very smooth do you need a new transmission?
replace your CV joints (constant velocity joints) It's the two (or sometimes only one) 'knuckles' on your drive shaft under the van ...
Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology
What are the different types of sterile body fluids?
I think Pleural (lungs), Peritoneal (abdomen), and Pericardial (heart) fluids are normally sterile. Also, synovial (joints) and cerebral spinal fluids. ...
Asked in Chevrolet, Chevy Silverado, Chevy S-10
Where are the grease certs on a 1993 Chevrolet pickup?
Look on the ball joints, tie rod ends, & universal joints on the drive shaft. If you see none it has none. ...
What are some things that can damage the cars engine Suspension transmission etc For Ex Can burning out in your car hurt more than just your tires?
Motor mounts transmission Universal joints Differential CV joints Springs Struts ...
Asked in Arthritis, Human Anatomy and Physiology
Why do human joints pop?
due to trauma and degenerative changes. In a healthy person sometimes joints just pop. Synovial joints make fluid to ease movement and the fluid degrades and emits gasses and makes a popping noise The Synovial joints of the body are normally bathed in synovial fluids and are generally pretty well contained. this leads to a situation where there is a degree of pressure in and around the joints. if the joint is moved in such a way as to cause this pressure to...
Are Ball joints same as universal joints?
Ball joints are in the front suspension, it is basically what the wheel assembly pivots on when you turn. Universal joints are on the ends of the drive shaft in a rear wheel drive vehicle. At the transmission and rear end. They give the drive line some flexibility. The same principal is in front wheel drive but are referred to as constant velocity joints, or CV joints. ...
Asked in Arthritis, Gout
Why does uric acid accumulate in joints?
When there is too much uric acid in the blood it reaches a saturation point at which it starts to turn back into a crystal. When this happens the crystals find it easy to settle in the synovial fluids around certain joints, although they in extreme cases they can affect many of the body's joints and damage the kidney's. Uric acid is usual cleared from the system through the kidneys with urine, however sometimes to much may be produced or there is...
Asked in Car Sounds, Transmissions and Drivetrains
Why does the transmission clunk when shifting gears?
Are you sure it is the transmission that is clunking? It could be the u-joints on the drive shaft that are making the noise. When the u-joints on the drive shaft are bad, there is an audble clunk when you accelerate and when slowing down (basically the same motions you go through when shifting gears). ...
Asked in Buick LeSabre
Is there anything inside a transmission on a 2000 buick lesabre that would cause vibration?
The transmission is usually pretty vibration free. Check the CV joints. Hopefully it is not the flywheel. ...
Asked in Plumbing
What is the effect of water pressure at the pipe joints?
Water constantly exerts pressure on pipe joints. I have seen old soldered joints flying apart when subjected to extreme pressure or trains passing nearby. This sometimes happens with plastic pipe also if joints are not thoroughly set . ...