Drive shaft play - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 02-07-2009, 01:45 PM   #1
Newb
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 1
Question Drive shaft play

I have a 2000 Wrangler that has a 4 inch rough country lift with a 1.5" lowering kit. After we installed the lift I noticed a clicking noise when starting out in either forward or reverse. It looks like there is play in the transfer case or the rear diferential because the drive shaft seems to catch when starting out in reverse or forward.
How should I diagnose this problem. Seems to me that if I pull the shaft that there will be a certain amount of play on each end....how much is acceptable. Any repair suggestions would be greatly apreciated.

Thanks
Pete

Pete is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-07-2009, 02:18 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
afrats's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Posts: 1,531
Send a message via MSN to afrats
None is acceptable. If there is play the easiest thing to start with is the u-joints. That should take care of the play.
__________________
My strength is made
perfect in weakness.
2 Corinthians 12:9


afrats is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
lost rear drive shaft amara8 YJ Tech Forum 11 08-18-2010 09:50 PM
Rear Drive Shaft with SYE and Lift K.T. YJ Tech Forum 1 02-06-2009 07:21 AM
front drive shaft snapped!!!! 929rr TJ Tech Forum 2 05-21-2007 10:53 AM
front drive shaft question Theoldone TJ Tech Forum 9 04-03-2007 11:08 PM
drive shaft transfer case amara8 YJ Tech Forum 3 07-29-2006 10:47 AM



Download our Mobile App

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:52 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC