TIRES, FRONT AND REAR AXLES TROUBLESHOOTING - (CONTINUED)
Check shock absorbers for damage, leaks or loose mounting bolts (WP 0093).
Is shock absorbers damaged or leaking?
YES Replace defective shock or tighten loose mounting bolts (WP 0093).
NO Proceed to Step 4.
MALFUNCTION - BRANCH 4.
MALFUNCTION - Shock absorbers are not damaged or leaking.
END OF TEST
EXCESSIVE REAR END NOISE WHEN DRIVING VEHICLE
Is rear axle oil level satisfactory?
YES Proceed to Step 2.
Inspect rear drive shaft universal joints for proper lubrication (WP 0019).
Are rear axle universal joints properly lubricated?
YES Proceed to Step 3.
Inspect rear drive shaft universal joints for excessive wear or damage (WP 0079).