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Old 09-12-2019, 06:32 AM
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Gladiator recall issued for fractured driveshafts

The 3,670 Gladiators may have been assembled without grease in the monoblock joints, which are constant velocity (CV) joints within the center of the driveshafts.

A monoblock joint without grease may overheat and seize, causing the rear driveshaft to fracture and put a stop to forward motion of the Gladiator. Additionally, a driveshaft that completely separates could become a road hazard to other drivers and their vehicles.

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If I was driving a gladiator, I would not want to wait till Oct 18 to get it replaced. That could end up bad at highway speeds.
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Gladiator attempting pole vaulting can't end well.
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Gladiator attempting pole vaulting can't end well.
Yeah, that break over angle is too long!
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