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Angry Girlfriend = Broken diff or handbrake?

riats

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Hey guys, i was driving down the road, and as usual was not listening to my partner, in anger she ripped up the handbreak in our VY series 2 commodore.

Now i have noticed a clicking sound that sounds like a universal joint click when i turn, but only it is coming from the rear of the car, how i figured this out is that there is a delay from when i turn to when load is placed on the rear wheel. it happens when i am turning RIGHT, and it is the LEFT REAR wheel making the sound, so it's the outside wheel with the longest travel that is making the noise.. please help

Just went out and jacked up the car on both sides, with left rear touching ground and right rear suspended, there is no sound either way that i turn the tyre, same as right wheel on ground and left wheel up on jack, no abnormal sound, the brake cable seems to move freely too :/
 
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you need to remove the disc to check for any damage with the handbrake ,the only other thing that clicks when on its way out is bearings but that would be unlikely

As for your girlfriend try Dr PHil lol
 

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Is she still your girlfriend? Coz she shouldn't be :)
 

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Mate if your missus doesn't pay to get that fixed, I'd be getting rid of her quick smart, that's not cool at all.
 

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Mate if your missus doesn't pay to get that fixed, I'd be getting rid of her quick smart, that's not cool at all.
...and dangerous.
 

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:my: Exactly what i was thinking..Some dangerous sh!t...were you going very fast at the time?
 

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could be one of the CV joints on that drive shaft. just a stab in the dark.

Speaking of stabbing in the dark, that girlfriend of yours.....do you keep knives in the kitchen?

lol
 

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OMG shes crazy if my missus did that to my VZ I would be livered, I would have that fixed imediently because it could get worse. Is it possible that when it happened the brake was slightly applied meaning that the brake is rubbing on something?
Anyway good luck mate.
 

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1) ditch the girl
2) take the car to a good mechanic
3) find the bitch and bury her
 
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