Originally Posted by chapin14
Does anyone know if it damages the VC in a 249 TC if the truck is driven without a front drive shaft. A friend removed the front DS because he thought a u joint was bad and now his VC is bad. Did it go bad because of the DS being out, or was the VC the original problem? Thanks.
Bad U Joint idea was the clue. The VC is /was bad. Went through a whole lot of replacement parts till I replaced the VC.
For those of you that want to run w/o the front drive shaft. Beware, in park, without the front DS, it will creep and you may not find the jeep where you left it.