Date: 12 Jun 2006 12:27:04 GMT
From: John B <>
Subject: Re: bad drivetrain sounds (c900)

On 10 Jun 2006 13:16:42 GMT, Dave Hinz <> wrote: > > Excellent. (You're an engineer and/or technician, by the way, right?) > Close enough - biochemist/cell biologist. I do experiments in a lab all day. > > Is the noise there when the clutch pedal is out and you're in gear, > moving forward? Yep, that's the only time it's audible. Most audible when the wheels are driving the engine, but this may be because the engine is quieter under this circumstance. > If so then it's not the pilot bearing; the only thing > moving relative to it's surroundings then, that's at engine speed, is > that shaft itself, the drive chain and sprockets, and the input shaft of > the tranny and the things attached to it. > Ok, I guess we can rule out the pilot bearing then... John -- Posted via a free Usenet account from

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