I have a low whirring sound coming from the diff which is very conspicuous when coming to a halt.

Asked by Dec 20, 2016 at 08:15 AM about the 2004 Mitsubishi L200

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I removed both rear wheels and turned the side shafts by hand. I cud feel a
low rumble, the shaft does not turn smoothly, sort off a clicking sound as it
rotates. The side shaft bearings seem ok, i removed the shafts and checked.

2 Answers

100

Maybe your differential bearings are worn.

We have exactly the same sound. We have taken off apart the diff and we don't know what's wrong with it. We have taken off and replaced a rear axle and now the clicking is still there. When we drive the back wheels don't turn as they should round a corner so the diff lock is on and we can't get it to spin right. Before we replaced it we would go up to 30mph and have a horrid whirringsound and vibrations throughout and it's really loud. Did you manage to find out what it was and can anyone please help

Your Answer

Mitsubishi L200 Experts

  • #1
    AmateurCarTech
    Reputation
    50
  • #2
    heich25
    Reputation
    30
  • #3
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    20
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Navara
36 Great Deals out of 692 listings starting at £2,950
Used Ford Ranger
13 Great Deals out of 500 listings starting at £2,990
Used Toyota Hi-Lux
24 Great Deals out of 418 listings starting at £7,500
Used Mitsubishi Shogun
21 Great Deals out of 336 listings starting at £1,999
Used Land Rover Range Rover Sport
37 Great Deals out of 1,918 listings starting at £6,885
Used Land Rover Range Rover
32 Great Deals out of 1,235 listings starting at £2,495
Used Mitsubishi Outlander
28 Great Deals out of 565 listings starting at £3,000
Used Jeep Wrangler
76 listings starting at £19,995
Used Volkswagen Transporter
12 Great Deals out of 1,344 listings starting at £5,995
Used Land Rover 90 Defender
3 Great Deals out of 268 listings starting at £7,495
Used Land Rover Discovery
7 Great Deals out of 322 listings starting at £1,295
Used Honda CR-V
130 Great Deals out of 2,409 listings starting at £1,000

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.