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Unread 04-01-2013, 07:55 AM   #1
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Front Drive shaft behind the CV

joint there is a set of splines on the shaft that goes into the other side. There is a large nut on the TC case side of mine that is loose because I can turn it by hand. So should I be able to turn it by hand, what is it called, and is there a torque this should be torqued to?

96 zj 5.2 all wheel drive

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I will have to wait till I get home from work to do this. I was just goofing off at work and thought of it. Thanks
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It keeps the plastic melt to lock retainer in place, just tighten it up.

Someone before you probably thought they could adjust the shaft, you can't.
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It keeps the plastic melt to lock retainer in place, just tighten it up.

Someone before you probably thought they could adjust the shaft, you can't.
Thanks I was hoping it was a pretty simple thing.
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