Generally, you could save the CV joint by just replacing the boot, if you do it right away. Since you have already noticed the "clicking" then it's only a matter of time till it falls apart. Since it was just done, you might want to look to see if there is anything down there that is rubbing against it or anything that might be causing the boot to break so pre-maturely.
We have a 1989 Eagle Summit with about 120,000 miles on it. This winter we have been noticing that when the engine gets warmed up and we turn the heater on, the temperature gauge starts going down slowly and cool air starts coming out of the vents. This lasts for up to 5 minutes; it gradually works back to warm air. What should my dh check? Is this a problem? Thanks.
Sounds to me like either a faulty thermostat or a heater control valve.
Bob, The Auto Answer Man
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