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Unread 12-02-2012, 05:25 PM   #1
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What do I look for or do to see if the U-joints are bad in the driveshaft?

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Unread 12-02-2012, 06:17 PM   #2
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jack up the rear of the Jeep and wiggle the driveshaft ,look for play
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Unread 12-03-2012, 05:18 AM   #3
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Slop in the joint.
Rust around the cup seals.
Remove the shaft and rotate the joint by hand. If it binds, it is bad.
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