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Unread 07-27-2010, 10:20 PM   #1
autopc25
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Left to right rear axle play normal?

I have a automatic 97 TJ with 138K miles. I had the car up on a lift when replacing shocks. I moved the rear wheel back and forth from driver side to passenger side, pushing and pulling as if your were taking the wheel off. I noticed a little play as I was pushing and pulling the wheel. Probably less then .025" in and out. The car runs fine, no noises or leaks of any kind. Is this normal?

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Unread 07-27-2010, 11:24 PM   #2
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Yes, that is just the axle hitting the cross pin when pushing the axle in and hitting the c-clip when pulling out the axle.
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