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Broken Axle Shaft.... more pictures

Can someone please explain to me what happened here? I was shifting to 3rd at about 2 grand around 22-25mph.

the car has 98k on it... i bought it sept 08 with 80k.

the bolts are the pieces i found where it broke a block from my house
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Can someone please explain to me what happened here? I was shifting to 3rd at about 2 grand around 22-25mph
Are you sure?.... If so did you buy it used?

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Hard to tell, looks like your bolts backed out. They don't look like they broke off.



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I would check the other side to be sure they are tight. Replace the bolts and use some blue lock tight.
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