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    Question grease on inside of both front wheels

    I saw grease on the inside of both front wheels on a 2005 sti i'm thinking of buying.The cv boots looked good.what could be causing this? The car is immaculate otherwise and nothing seemed bent or cracked.

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    take off your wheels and fully inspect the cv boot and axles. If it doesnt look torn, maybe the clamp/o-ring came off the boot causing it to leak

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    Sure it's grease and maybe not brake fluid.?
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    maybe the previous owner did maintenance and over greased it... and then driving around it just splattered on the wheels due to sintrifigal force... lol
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    Sounds like the outer cv boots are split/torn and throwing grease. Did you check all 4 cv boots up front?
    Last edited by 06WRXturbo; 10-20-2009 at 12:07 PM.

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    cv boots

    defanatly cv boots split mines the same at the min

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jusino View Post
    maybe the previous owner did maintenance and over greased it... and then driving around it just splattered on the wheels due to sintrifigal force... lol
    Centrifugal

    Quote Originally Posted by 06WRXturbo View Post
    Sounds like the outter cv boots are split/torn and throwing grease. Did you check all 4 cv boots up front?
    Outer

    Quote Originally Posted by bigg1115 View Post
    defanatly cv boots split mines the same at the min
    Definitely

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trainrex View Post
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    Centrifugal

    Outer

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