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w2b 06-06-2013 09:01 AM

Front driveshaft freeplay
 
I have a 90 YJ and while greasing it and checking fluids I was hand twisting and shaking the driveshafts to check the u-joints for wear. I noticed that the front driveshaft seemed to have quite a bit of freeplay in it. Is this normal or is it an indication that the differential is or transfer case chain is wearing out? Sorry if this is a stupid question but its my first jeep and first chain drive for me.

OverkillYJ 06-06-2013 09:30 AM

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Originally Posted by w2b (Post 3831351)
I have a 90 YJ and while greasing it and checking fluids I was hand twisting and shaking the driveshafts to check the u-joints for wear. I noticed that the front driveshaft seemed to have quite a bit of freeplay in it. Is this normal or is it an indication that the differential is or transfer case chain is wearing out? Sorry if this is a stupid question but its my first jeep and first chain drive for me.

Its normal. Dont worry about it. Keep an eye on your ujoints though.

w2b 06-07-2013 10:07 AM

thanks for the info and help!


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