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back driveshaft keeps coming loose

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by adamforsythe, Mar 31, 2005.

  1. adamforsythe

    adamforsythe 1/2 ton status

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    Well about 1 month after I let my step-dad drive my truck and him blowing my U-joint I am still having problems. My driveline keeps coming loose. I am getting sick of it. What should I do?
    Thanks
    Adam
     
  2. BigOrange90Jimmy

    BigOrange90Jimmy 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Do you have the strap or u-bolt style u-joint retainers? My guess is that one of these is warped. They're too cheap not to replace them. Just be sure not to torque the u-bolt style retainers too much (no more than 20 ft. lbs.) because it will distort the u-joint cap and wear it out prematurely.
     
  3. adamforsythe

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    Hello,
    I have the u-joint retainers.
    Thanks
    Adam
     

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