Originally Posted by MuddyTJ97
Went wheeling for about 10mins. Put the jeep in 4 lo to go up small rock section. Don't spin tire, not doing anything crazy, no heavy pedal and CLUNK there goes my passenger side front U joint. GREAT. U joint goes and it breaks the knuckle off the inner and outer shaft. Somehow made it home with flashers on doing about 15mph clunking away. Anyone else every have this happen before?
the u-joint was well on it's way out, and you didn't pay attention to the warning signs.
next time, inspect your u-joints and look for warning signs. Then you won't blow a u-joint catastrophically, need to limp home and have to buy a whole new shaft.
Here's how to replace u-joints:
U-Joint Replacement - 1