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Old 12-29-2006, 06:52 PM   #41
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Coming home from getting a haircut last night , I noticed........DAM! My driver side fog lamp has blown . I quess I'm just gonna have to stop leaving the button on full time. I hate to take the car in as much as they hate to see me pull up. Maybe it'* time to do it myself and use silicone. I'm not sure if it'* a moisture or heat problem or a combination of the two.
From what i can ascertain the bulbs draw more power then the wiring can handle thus blowing the bulb if this makes any sense..... i think its the other way around tho
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Old 01-07-2007, 03:42 PM   #42
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Default Temporary Fix for Shaft noise

Raise The Front Wheels off the ground. With the wheels hanging turn the steering wheel fully to the left and right about 10.
I believe this redistributes the grease and stops the noise and firms up the steering. I have done this twice. The first time lasted about 6 months. I have 49000 miles on my 04 GXP. Have had the fog lamp problem in the past and a coolant leak. Both Fixed under Warranty.
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freund, That actually sounds like it would redistibute the grease that is obvously falling away fro the knuckle. When the weather turns again i am going to try it with my front air struts raised all the way up and hanging.. This summer I want to get a grease zerk in there somewhere.
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Taking the GXP in wednesday for its second shaft. Car has just over 11k miles. Its still a great car, and we plan on keeping it for a long time.
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