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Jake, Nissan Technician
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Hi I have an 08 navara 6 speed done 60,000 miles when I reach

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Hi I have an 08 navara 6 speed done 60,000 miles when I reach 35 mph a drumming type of noise starts and gets louder until I reach 62 mph when it stops .I thought it was tyre noise but its getting louder , it makes no difference if I put it in neutral or push the clutch in the noise is still there could you please help!
Jake :

Sounds like you have a bad U-joint

Jake :

have you checked them for play?

Jake :

let me know please

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I have not had it checked yet as my mot is due in jan how sure are you, .can you think of anything else it could be before I involve the garage


You could have a radial imperfection in the tire or an exhaust leak as well.
Your symptoms sound like a bad rear or front driveshaft U-joint though to be honest. That's the first thing I would inspect if I were you.
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