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I've a Santro LS 2002 model, of late I get some cranking noise from the front wheel espicially, when turning my car. Does it mean that my Wheel-Axil has some problem.Any good remedy for the same.

By Peter Gladyson on Dec 19, 2008


  • You need to replace the axle with rebuilt axle. That is in USA, but in India, you may be able to fix the axle locally.
    Answer by John Mathews on Dec 20, 2008

  • Nothing to worry about. Replacing the drive axle is a fairly routine wear and tear thing. Be sure to check your wheel bearings and allignment during the replacement of your axle.
    Answer by B S Kumar on Dec 20, 2008

  • Hi, dont worry about the problem . it is very simple routine problem. Just replace the axle and at that time check other suspension related parts also.
    Answer by Suhas on Dec 20, 2008

  • Expert Hi,
    Get under chassis inspected by a technician . Worn out rubber bushes o, worn rubber boot of drive shaft can also lead to such kind of noise .Hence we recommend you to get under chassis inspected.
    Answer by Shiva Shankar on Dec 20, 2008

  • Replacing the drive shaft will solve the problem
    Answer by Raj on Dec 21, 2008

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