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Hello all,

Exactly as the title says, there is a vibration whilst accelerating ( from any speed )

Its felt through the peddle and the car rather than the steering wheel. My local honda specialist of 40 years experience said drive train over the phone but he's not seeing the car until tomorrow.

Anybody had experience with this?
 

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From standing, if you wellied it with your right foot planted you could feel the vibration pretty much straight away. It gets worse the harder the car is trying to accelerate. The cv joints were done last week. Thoughts that what it was to be honest but obviously not..

Just dont want it to cost a Small fortune..
 

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Drive shafts?
 

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Drive shafts?
Drive shafts is spot on! I took it down the local specialist and after a quick test drive, he is fairly convinced its the front left drive shaft.

Now, he says he sends it off to a company who refurb them. Says the whole job will cost me £340. he says a genuine honda part would cost over 550.

Is it safe to go down thd refurb root? Anybody got any mechanical knowledge before I make a decision?

Thanks in advance..
 

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Wouldn't refurbing the drives shafts be replacing the CV joints... which you've already had done?
 

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Wouldn't refurbing the drives shafts be replacing the CV joints... which you've already had done?

The cv joints were done a few weeks back. For the drive shaft, I just assumed he would send off the part and it would be repaired/reconditioned? I just wanted to know if it's worth buying a new part or weather a repair job was fine? Want to put the problem to bed.
 

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Assuming that the CV joints were good, any further wear would be in the splines or the intermediate half shaft bearing. Spline wear would mean at least a new outboard driveshaft or worst case an outer and intermediate driveshaft assembly. Sounds like he may be replacing the inter as the whole kit is £375+ vat from Honda
Apparently driveshaft wear can be almost undetectably minimal to cause vibration, Honda say that the only solution is to replace the complete unit with a known good.
 

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Okay. Thanks for the info. I will get it booked in. Once its up in the air he can confirm what it is. Third Honda i've owned and never had so many niggles..
 

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Just wondering if you changed the drive shaft? I think I have the same problem. Has anyone tried the Drive shafts from the link above?
 
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